The Supreme Court of Nepal has directed Prime Minister KP Oli to relieve 20 incumbent central ministers appointed after the House of Representatives dissolution.
PM’s cabinet is left with five central ministers, including Oli himself, taking cognizance of the interim order.
The interim order was issued by a division bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra Rana and Justice Prakash Dhungara. They issued this order after several writs were petitioned against the cabinet expansion, which happened in the initial weeks of June.
The writs opined that the government had assumed the caretaker status due to the announcement of elections. This announcement doesn’t allow the PM to appoint new ministers as it infringes upon the constitution.
The remaining cabinet members, other than Oli, are Bishnu Paudel, Basanta Kumar Nembang, Lila Nath Shrestha, and Krishna Gopal Shrestha.
The list of the removed ministers are:
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