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UML leader Ghimire registers nomination for HoR Speaker

18 January 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Devraj Ghimire, leader of ruling CPN-UML, registered his candidacy for the Speaker on behalf of the ruling coalition.

He registered his candidacy at the Federal Parliament Secretariat on Wednesday afternoon.

CPN-UML leader Subash Chandra Nemwang supported by Maoist Center’s Hitraj Pandey, and Chairman of Rastriya Swatantra Party Rabi Lamichhane, proposed Ghimire’s name as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Likewise, Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Rajendra Lingden also supported Ghimire’s name as the Speaker.

The ruling coalition includes CPN-UML, Maoist Center, Rastriya Swatantra Party, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Janta Samajwadi Party, Janamat Party and Nagarik Unmukti Party.

The CPN-UML had earlier nominated Ghimire as the candidate of the Speaker of House of Representatives.

Ghimire is an elected member of the House of Representatives from Jhapa-2.

His name was unanimously approved in the party.

According to the constitutional provisions, the Speaker of the House of Representatives must be elected within 15 days of the commencement of the Federal Parliament meeting.

The election of the Speaker will be held in the House of Representatives meeting on Thursday.

Publish Date : 18 January 2023 13:01 PM

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