SC terms unconstitutional to vote of confidence of Chief Minister Adhikari


Kathmandu, May 27: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday declared the vote of confidence taken from Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Khagaraj Adhikari as the unconstitutional.     

A division bench of Justices Kumar Regmi and Sunil Kumar Pokharel concluded that the vote of confidence given by 30 province assembly members in the 60-member province assembly on May 7 was against the constitutional provision.     

With the verdict of the SC, Chief Minister Adhikari has been relieved of the post.     

Former Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Government Surendra Raj Pandey had lodged the petition at the SC terming the Adhikari government unconstitutional. (RSS)

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