July 31, 2016 12:01 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 31: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) on Sunday endorsed the names of all 11 individuals recommended as Justices of the Supreme Court by the Judicial Council.
The meeting of the committee endorsed the names of seven Chief Justices of the Appellate Courts and four senior advocates to the post of Justices at the apex court of the country, shared committee member Ananda Prasad Dhungana.
The endorsed seven appellate court chief Justices are Deep Kumar Karki, Kedar Prasad Chalise, Sharada Prasad Ghimire, Mira Khadka, Bishwambar Prasad Shrestha, Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada and Dr Ananda Prasad Bhattarai.
Similarly, senior advocates Hari Krishna Karki, Anil Kumar Sinha, Prakash Man Singh Raut and Sapana Pradhan Malla were endorsed to join the Supreme Court. They were recommended by the Council on March 1. RSS