A meeting of the Constitutional Council held today has recommended Acting Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to the post of the Chief Justice.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba proposed the name of Acting CJ Parajuli to the post of CJ. Deputy Speaker Ganga Prasad Yadav said that the meeting unanimously recommended the name of Parajuli.
As per the process, Parajuli would face the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee. He would be appointed to the post of CJ after the Committee approves his name.
The post of the CJ is lying vacant after CJ Sushila Karki's retirement on June 7.