Big decision of Nepal government (Photo credit: PTI)
Kathmandu: Nepal’s President Vidya Devi Bhandari dissolved parliament at midnight on Friday and announced mid-term elections on November 12 and 19. Bhandari made the announcement in support of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s recommendation to dissolve parliament. KP Sharma Oli wins Nepal’s politics, becomes PM again, opposition fails to prove majority
A statement issued by the President’s Office to the press said that Parliament was dissolved on the basis of Article 76 () of the Constitution of Nepal and the dates of the mid-term elections were announced. The cabinet recommended first round elections on 12 November and second round elections on 19 November.
Nepal’s political crisis took a dramatic turn on Friday when both Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and the opposition submitted a letter to the President with the signatures of MPs demanding the formation of a new government. Prime Minister Oli arrived at the President’s Office a few minutes before the leaders of the opposition parties and handed over their lists.
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