May 13. Kathmandu. On May 6, the State 1 assembly had declared Biratnagar as the provincial capital for their state. This had angered locals in Dhankuta, where the temporary provincial capital is located and they were protesting this decision.
Perhaps to appease the protests, the Chief Minister of Province 1, Sherdhan Rai has inaugurated the provincial government’s liaison office in Dhankuta on May 12.