intra-Party Row in UML

UML initiates action against 11 lawmakers including Nepal

Published On: May 22, 2021 08:43 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 22: The CPN-UML has initiated process to take action against 11 lawmakers of the dissolved parliament on charge of supporting opposition party leader to oust the party chairman K P Oli from  power. 

A Standing Committee meeting of the party held on Saturday decided to seek clarification from 11 lawmakers  including senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal for their support to form the government led by opposition party leader Sher Bahadur Deuba. They have been asked to furnish clarification by Monday morning. 

Except for senior leader Nepal, Bhim Rawal and Jhala Nath Khanal, all those sought clarifications are elected as UML lawmakers under proportional electorate system.  A total of 26 UML lawmakers close to the Nepal-led faction of the UML had provided their signatures to form new government led by Nepali Congress (NC) President Deuba.  Some of the lawmakers, however, had later clarified that their signatures were misused. 

List of those sought clarification

1.Jhala Nath Khanal

2.Madhav Kumar Nepal

3.Bhim Rawal

4. Mukunda Neupane

5. Ram Kumari Jhakri

6. Sarala Yadav

7. Pushpa Kumari Karna

8. Kalila Khan

9. Nira Devi Jairu

10. Laxmi Kumari Chaudhari

11. Kalyani Khadka





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