Govt declares 61 new municipalities

The government has announced 61 new municipalities across the country.With this announcement, the number of municipalities all over the country has reached to 191 with no Village Development Committees in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur.

A Development Committee meeting of the Cabinet held at Singha Durbar on Tuesday decided to add 61 new municipalities. A source close to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development informed that 61 out of 67 proposed municipalities were declared by yesterday’s Cabinet meeting.

The government, earlier on May 8, had announced 72 new municipalities .

Source: eKantipur

Source: Republica