PM Dahal, Deuba hold talks on impeachment motion

Published On: October 20, 2016 01:59 PM NPT By: Bal Krishna Adhikari

KATHMANDU, OCT 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba have discussed the impeachment motion registered in the Parliament against the Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki on Thursday morning.

Prime Minister Dahal had reached the residence of Deuba this morning. The two leaders dwelled on the impeachment proposal registered in the parliament yesterday evening. “The Prime Minister Dahal had come to visit the President”, Bhanu, personal secretary of Deuba, told Republica Online.

As many as 157 lawmakers (107 from  main opposition CPN-UML and 50 from ruling CPN (Maoist Center) registered an impeachment proposal against CIAA Chief Karki at  the Parliament Secretariat on  Wednesday evening.

Even though the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) registered the impeachment proposal against Kaki, NC lawmakers have not signed it.

Nepali Congress chief whip Chinkaji Shrestha said that the NC had no information about the impeachment motion. According to the sources, Prime Minister Dahal has urged Deuba to support the impeachment motion registered in the parliament.

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