Debate on HoR dissolution concludes

19 February 2021, Kathmandu

The debate on the writ against the dissolution of the House of Representatives has concluded Friday.

The debate ended after senior advocate Geeta Pathak presented her opinion on behalf of Amicus Curiae.

After the debate, the Constitutional Bench has ordered the legal practitioners to submit the debate a note by February 22.

The next sitting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday on February 23.

The writ petition against the dissolution of the House of Representatives had been being heard continuously in the Constitutional Session of the Supreme Court since January 18.

Judges Bishwambhar Prasad Shrestha, Anil Kumar Sinha, Sapana Pradhan Malla and Tej Bahadur KC are in the Constitutional Bench headed by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana.

On the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Oli, President Bidya Bhandari had dissolved the House of Representatives on December 20. There were 13 writ petitions against the dissolution decision.

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