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Province 2 assembly endorses Madhesh as the name of the province by majority votes

The Annapurna Express

The Annapurna Express

Province 2 assembly endorses Madhesh as the name of the province by majority votes

A Province Assembly meeting held on Monday decided to name Province 2 as Madhesh Province and declare Janakpur as its capital.

Province-2 has been named Madhesh Province while Janakpur has been declared as its permanent capital.

A Province Assembly meeting held on Monday decided to name Province 2 as Madhesh Province and declare Janakpur as its permanent headquarters.

Of the of 99 lawmakers who took part in the voting today, 78 cast their ballots in favour of making Janakpur as the permanent capital of Province 2. 

Similarly, 80 members voted in favour of the proposal to name Province 2 as Madhesh Province while 19 voted against the proposal.