Supreme Court upholds revocation of Raju Gurung’s candidacy « Khabarhub
Sunday, June 16th, 2024

Supreme Court upholds revocation of Raju Gurung’s candidacy

21 October 2022  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court has upheld the Election Office’s decision to revoke the candidacy of CPN (Unified Socialist) House of Representatives (HoR) candidate Raju Gurung for Rupandehi-2.

Hearing a petition filed by Gurung, a joint bench of Justices Ishwar Khatiwada and Kumar Regmi on Friday has stated that the short-term interim order issued earlier by the court will not be continued.

The apex court had on Sunday issued a short-term interim order to not implement the Election Office’s decision to revoke Gurung’s candidacy for the time being.

The Election Office for the HoR constituency issuing a statement on Tuesday had revoked Gurung’s candidacy pointing that eight cheques written by Gurung’s firm North West Infra Pvt Lt—which also has Unified Socialist leader Jhala Nath Khanal’s son Nirvik Khanal as a promoter— had dishonored and the court had fined Gurung Rs 2,000 for banking offense.

The case was first assigned to the bench of Justice Hari Phuyal but the hearing was canceled on request of Gurung’s lawyers.

A single bench of Justice Bishwambhar Shrestha hearing the case on Sunday issued the short-term interim order to not immediately implement the decision to revoke Gurung’s candidacy.

The SC had also invited both the sides for discussion on Wednesday.

Publish Date : 21 October 2022 19:55 PM

International Tourism Fair concludes, attracting over 5,000 visitors

KATHMANDU: The two-day Nepal International Tourism Fair, aimed at promoting

Robbery at Chitwan Jewelry Shop: 3 kgs of gold and 35 kgs of silver stolen

KATHMANDU: An unidentified group looted 3 kgs of gold and

Gold price up by Rs 1,600 per tola today

KATHMANDU: The price of gold increased by Rs 1,600 per

Israel announces ‘tactical pause’ to increase flow of Gaza aid

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military on Sunday announced a “tactical pause”

Australia scrapes home in instant classic against brave-hearted Scotland

KATHMANDU: Australia has helped nemesis England progress into the second