The government’s decision to designate Biratnagar as the Province-1 temporary capital has been widely welcomed.
A meeting of the Council of Minister held under the leadership of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday took the decision.
While hailing the government decision to this effect, people from different quarters have noted that the historical city Biratnagar is equipped with physical infrastructures required for the operation of provincial affairs.
Meanwhile, the locals of Biratnagar have expressed their happiness on the government decision to locate Province-1 headquarters in Biratnagar by illuminating lights in different quarters on Wednesday evening.
Biratnagar municipality Mayor Bhim Parajuli and Deputy Mayor Indira Karki welcomed the government’s decision by illuminating candles in Biratnagar.
On the occasion, Parajuli hailed the government’s decision and noted that the long struggle to materialize the move has come true with the efforts from all sides.