The ruling CPN (Maoist Centre) has reshuffled roles and responsibilities among the party leaders.
A meeting of the party Central Committee held today at the Prime Minister's official residence endorsed the proposal by party Chairperson and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' to this regard, according to Prime Minister's press expert Manohari Timilsina.
According to the revised allocations of roles and responsibilities, party deputy general secretary Barshaman Pun has been appointed as the in-charge of a special province which remains as a non-territorial province. The decision is aimed at further increase the vibrancy of the province, it is said.
In addition, another deputy general secretary, Janardan Sharma, has been assigned the responsibility for Bagmati Province. Meanwhile, Secretary Leelamani will serve as the in-charge of Madhesh Province, and Secretary Devendra Paudel will be responsible for Gandaki Province.
Furthermore, Chakrapani Khanal has been selected as the in-charge for Koshi, Hitman Shakya for Lumbini, Matrika Yadav for Karnali, and Dilaram Acharya for Sudur Paschim Province.
In addition to this, leader Girirajmani Pokhrel has been assigned to take charge of Valley Liaison Coordination Province and Ram Karki will be taking charge of Overseas Province.
Party Vice-Chair Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been assigned the role of coordinating the Socialist Front and overseeing the party unification procedures.
Similarly, another Vice-Chair Pampha Bhusal has been entrusted with the responsibilities of coordinating the party-aligned people's organizations while Agni Prasad Sapkota has been appointed to oversee the party's Publicity Department.
Ganesh Shah will take charge as the new in-charge of the Science and Technology Department.
Dinanath Sharma has been assigned to coordinate the party organizations of intellectuals, human rights activists, teachers, and legal practitioners.
Furthermore, all in-charges for various fractions of the party's aligned people's organizations have been changed.
Additionally, the roles and responsibilities of the party's standing committee and central members have been determined.