Govt recommends to Prez to summon fresh House session on July 18

Published On: July 15, 2021 05:02 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 15: In line with Monday’s Supreme Court’s mandamus, the government on Thursday recommended to President Bidya Devi Bhandari to call a new session of parliament on July 18. 

According to Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, goverenment spokesperson, the fresh sessions of the two houses of parliament --- the House of Representatives and the National Assembly --- have been scheduled for 4PM Sunday, next week. 

The Supreme Court issued an order in the name of the government to call a new House sesion by July 18 when it passed its verdict on the House dissolution case. This would be the first meeting of the 275-member lower House of parliament after it was unconstitutionally dissolved on May 22. 

President Bhandari prorogued the ongoing session of the upper House --- NA--- on Monday on the recommendation of the  outgoing KP Oli-led government.

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