KATHMANDU: Supreme Court of Nepal on Friday he issued an order to demonstrate the lawsuit against the government over Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s decision to dissolve the Parliament.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday had sent to the Written petitions of the constitutional bench versus President Bidhya Devi BhandariDecision to dissolve Parliament.
This comes after the court of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana heard written petitions filed with the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the House of Representatives.
A total of 12 written petitions were filed with the Apex Court to challenge the dissolution of the Lower House.
Bhandari dissolved the Lower House on Sunday on Oli’s recommendation. The move called on 12 petitions, arguing it was “unconstitutional”.
Seven cabinet ministers had submitted their resignations after the dissolution of Parliament was ratified by the President.
Meanwhile, both the opposition and the factions of the ruling party took to the streets against the dissolution of Parliament, deeming it unconstitutional.
Oli faced pressure from rival factions of the Communist Party of Nepal (NCP) led by former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal e Madhav Nepal. Political aspects of things aside, Dahal on Tuesday petitioned the Supreme Court against Nepalese caretaker Oli’s move to dissolve parliament.