Accepting SC’s verdict, Oli-faction decides to summon parliament meeting within 13 days

Published On: February 24, 2021 04:19 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A meeting of the standing committee of the Prime Minister KP Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to call the meeting of the restored lower house of parliament within 13 days, as per the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC). 

The  faction on Wednesday took a decision to accept and implement the verdict passed by the apex court, according to Pradeep Gyawali, the spokesperson for the faction. The SC on Tuesday dismissed the government’s decision to dissolve the 275-member House of Representatives (HoR) . 

Gyawali added that PM Oli will take a necessary decision regarding his resignation from the post after holding consultations with other political parties. 

Next standing committee meeting of the faction is scheduled for tomorrow.

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