KATHMANDU, May 10: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Prime Minister K P Oli does not have any moral ground to seek a vote of confidence in the parliament that he dissolved earlier.
Taking part in the discussion on Prime Minister’s Oli’s trust motion, Maoist Center Chairman Dahal said that Nepali people have still doubt that you may dissolve the parliament again even as the earlier attempt to dissolve the parliament was overturned by the Supreme Court.
Dahal also clarified that they decided not to withdraw their support to the government for a long time as they feared that Oli could dissolve the parliament again. “The government formed under Article 76(2) should have received a vote of confidence within 30 days,” he said. “Instead of seeking a vote of confidence, you kept on asking why we did not withdraw the support to the government. We did not withdraw the support over a fear that you may dissolve the parliament again.”
Dahal also said that he is not taking Prime Minister Oli’s attempt to seek a vote of confidence in parliament as ‘natural’. “Your move to seek a vote of confidence here does not look natural. This is not natural. It feels like a drama,” he further said.
Dahal mentioned that Prime Minister Oli was involved in introducing a series of ordinances to capture state organs. Arguing that Prime Minister Oli was bent on destroying the democratic foundation of the country, Dahal announced that his party would vote against Prime Minister Oli’s trust motion in parliament.