President calls for forming new govt under Article 76 (5) of the Constitution

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today has called for the formation of a new government based on Article 76 (5) of the Constitution.

Issuing a press statement this evening, the Office of President stated that President Bhandari has called on the members of the House of Representatives to present the basis for the appointment of a new Prime Minister as per Article 76 (5) of the Constitution.

President Bhandari had given deadline of 5 pm on Friday for formation of the new government.

Article 76 (5) of the Constitution states that if any member presents a ground on which he or she can get vote of confidence in the Parliament, the President shall appoint such member as the Prime Minister.

Earlier today, the Cabinet meeting had decided go with forming a new government based on Article 76 (5) of the Constitution.

 

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Thursday May 20, 2021, 09:00:20 PM |


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