NC decides to vote in favour of confidence motion

Nepali Congress (NC) on Tuesday decided to vote in favour of the trust motion by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

The majority of the leaders present at the work execution committee meeting held on Tuesday have decided to give the vote of confidence to PM Prachanda, party insiders said.

The Unified Socialist Party and Loktantrik Samajwadi Party has also decided on Tuesday to give a “conditional” vote of confidence to Prime Minister Dahal.

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” is taking a vote of confidence in today’s meeting of the parliament which is scheduled to start at 1 pm today.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed CPN (Maoist Centre) chair Dahal as prime minister on December 25 after he showed the support of 169 lawmakers. As per the constitutional provision, a prime minister appointed under Article 76(2) needs to secure a vote of confidence from the parliament within 30 days of the appointment.



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