Parliament regulations finally endorsed

Posted on: June 19, 2016 | views: 210

The parliamentary regulations have been finally endorsed with a decision to have a 15-member parliamentary hearing committee.

The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today endorsed the draft of the Legislature-Parliament Regulations 2073 through voice vote. Chairperson of the regulations drafting committee Radheshyam Adhikari had tabled a proposal at the meeting seeking tabling of the regulations.

The main opposition Nepali Congress was in favour of 75 members in the hearing committee as per old structure while the CPN (UML) and CPN Maoist Centre had stressed that there should be only 15 members in the committee as per the new constitution.

At the meeting, Speaker Onsari Gharti read out members of the newly formed parliamentary hearing committee.

The members of the committee are Anita Kumari Pariyar, Asta Laxmi Shakya, Ananda Prasad Dhungana, Kul Bahadur Gurung, Ganesh Man Gurung, Chinkaji Shrestha, Chitra Lekha Yadav, Dharmanath Prasad Shaha, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, Bal Krishna Khand, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, Yogendra Chaudhary, Hitraj Pandey and Sayendra Wantawa. The 15th member would be nominated later.

The Legislature-Parliament shall meet next at 11:00 am on coming Monday.