Province 1 endorses Koshi as its name

After more than five years since Nepal's adoption of the federal system, the province has finally been named Koshi.

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Biratnagar: The assembly meeting of Province 1 on Wednesday endorsed the proposal to name the province Koshi by a two-thirds majority.

The proposal of CPN-UML lawmaker Ram Bahadur Rana Magar to name the province Koshi was supported by the Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center). 

In a voting, 82 lawmakers voted in favor of naming the province Koshi, while four lawmakers voted against it. Likewise, six lawmakers abstained.