Prime Minister Dahal secures vote of confidence amid NC obstruction (With video)

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday secured a vote of confidence in the House of Representatives amid obstruction from the main opposition Nepali Congress.

Out of 158 lawmakers participated in the voting process, 157 voted in favour of Prime Minister Dahal while none voted against him. One lawmaker remained neutral.

Also the Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Centre), Dahal has the support of CPN-UML, Rastriya Swatantra Party, CPN (Unified Socialist) and Janata Samajbadi Party.

The Prime Minister sought a vote of confidence after Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal quit the government.

The Congress has been obstructing the Parliament demanding formation of a parliamentary committee to investigate fraud charges against Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane.


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