Intra-Party Disputes within NCP

Karnali CM Shahi sacks his party’s chief whip Shah

Published On: October 12, 2020 03:40 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chief Minister (CM) of Karnali Province, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, who is also the parliamentary party leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) in the provincial assembly, removed Gulab Jung Shah from the post of the chief whip of the party, on Monday.

In a letter to Shah, CM Shahi has accused him of failing to demonstrate satisfactory performance.

The development comes a day after provincial lawmakers of the ruling NCP registered a motion of no confidence against CM Shahi, accusing his government of failing to deliver on its promises.

A total of 18 provincial lawmakers submitted the motion to chief whip Shah earlier on Sunday.

Amid political turmoil in the provincial committee of the ruling NCP, Shah had called a party parliamentary meeting on Monday. 




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