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Governor of Madhesh Province

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Governor of Madhesh Province
मधेश प्रदेशको प्रदेश प्रमुख
Hari Shankar Mishra

since 17 August 2021
StyleThe Honourable
StatusHead of state
AppointerPresident of Nepal
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderRatneshwar Lal Kayastha
Salaryरु. 76,240

The Governor of Madhesh Province is appointed by the President of Nepal and recommended by Federal cabinet for a term of five years, and holds office at the President's pleasure. The role of governor is largely ceremonial as the functioning of the goverment is managed entirely by the chief minister and minister. The governor appoint minister and chief minister based on the Article and Clues of Constitution.[1]

Selection process[change | change source]

Article 164 of the Constitution of Nepal states that:

  1. being qualified for being a member of the Federal Parliament,
  2. having completed the age of thirty five years, and
  3. not being disqualified by any law.

List of governors[change | change source]

No. Name Portrait Took office Left office Tenure
1 Ratneshwar Lal Kayastha[2]
19 January 2019 3 November 2019 288 days
2 Tilak Pariyar[3] 5 November 2019 19 February 2021 1 year, 106 days
3 Rajesh Jha[4] 19 February 2021 17 August 2021 179 days
4 Hari Shankar Mishra[5] 17 August 2021 incumbent 2 years, 276 days

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nepal Law Commission – NLC". Retrieved 2022-07-30.
  2. Republica. "Newly-appointed provincial governors sworn-in". My Republica. Retrieved 2022-07-30.
  3. "You are being redirected..." thehimalayantimes.com. Retrieved 2022-07-30.
  4. "President removes Tilak Pariyar as Province 2 governor, appoints Rajesh Jha". kathmandupost.com. Retrieved 2022-07-30.
  5. Republica. "Hari Shankar Mishra appointed as Province 2 Chief". My Republica. Retrieved 2022-07-30.

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