Kathmandu : The newly-appointed Chief Minister of Madhes Province Saroj Kumar Yadav is being administered oath of office at 12:00 this noon at the Office of the Province Chief. Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) leader Yadav was appointed the Chief Minister on Wednesday.

Of the 10 political parties in the province assembly, a total of 63 lawmakers of seven political parties and two independent lawmakers have backed Yadav as the chief minister.

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Parliamentary party leader of Janamat Party, a ruling alliance party in the province, said that a meeting of the ruling alliance is also scheduled to hold to discuss the issues of power sharing and others.

Three youth dead in Makawanpur road mishap
Three youth died in a road mishap occurred at Manahari of Makawanpur district last night.

According to the police, the deceased are Dharma Raj Moktan, 32, and Milan Moktan, 30, of Manahari Rural Municipality-8 and Rupesh Tamang, 32, of Raksirang Rural Municipality-3 in the district.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Tek Bahadur Karki said that the three were critically hurt after a scooter (Na 39 Pa 1439) they were riding met an accident at Jyamire area of Manahari-9 along the East-West Highway.

The youth died while receiving treatment at a medical college in Bharatpur, Chitwan.
DSP Karki said that further investigations into the case are initiated.

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