UML files writ at SC against no-confidence motion in Lumbini Province
RUPANDEHI: The ruling CPN-UML has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court against the no-confidence motion registered at the Lumbini Province Assembly.
Lumbini Province Chief Amik Sherchan had called a special session to discuss the no-confidence motion filed against Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel on August 11.
Lawmaker Lila Giri had filed the writ at the apex court, Supreme Court spokesperson Baburam Dahal said. Giri is a Lumbini Province Chief of CPN-UML and former minister.
The hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday.
Earlier, the Pokharel-led government had sent legal eagles to stop the special session of the Province Assembly.