Pokhara, Feb 18 (RSS): Srijana Sharma of the UML has been elected the Deputy Speaker of Province -4 Sunday.Sharma, who was supported by the left alliance, got 38 votes. Nepali Congress’ lawmaker Man Kumari Gurung and Rastriya Janamorcha’s Piyari Thapa had also filed the candidacies for the post. Of a total 56 votes, Sharma got 38 votes, while 18 votes were cast against her.
An independent lawmaker Rajiv Gurung is yet to receive the oath of office and secrecy. Speaker of the province Netra Nath Adhikari administered the oath of office and secrecy to Sharma amid a programme today itself.