Constitutional Council meeting ends indecisive

Posted on: June 19, 2017 | views: 125

A meeting of the Constitutional Council held for the recommendation of appointment of the Chief Justice has ended without taking decision today.

The meeting held at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Singha Durbar, ended without taking decision after leader of the main opposition party, KP Sharma Oli demanded time to study on the issue.

Saying no decision was taken in the meeting after the leader of the main opposition party demanded more time for the study, Deputy-Speaker Ganga Prasad Yadav said that the next meeting has been scheduled on June 29.

The post of CJ has remained vacant after Chief Justice Sushila Karki got retirement due to age limit on June 7. Senior-most Judge Gopal Parajuli has now been assigned as acting Chief Justice on the basis of seniority.