PM to seek vote of confidence on May 20

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is seeking a vote of confidence on May 20.

The press advisor to the Speaker, Shekhar Adhikari, informed that the PM has written to the Federal Parliament Secretariat to include the agenda of seeking a vote of confidence on May 20.

As per Article 100 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal, the PM should table a motion in HoR for the vote of confidence within 30 days if a political party in a coalition government withdraws its support to the government.

PM Prachanda is going to take the vote of confidence after the Upendra Yadav-led Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), Nepal withdrew its support to the government on May 13 after the split in the party.

CPN-UML, Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), CPN (Unified Socialist) and some other political parties in the HoR are the coalition members of the present government formed under the leadership of CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

 

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