August 4, 2017
During the special hour of the Parliament on Wednesday, lawmakers from different parties demanded immediate action from the Nepal government on various scams including Nepal Oil Corporation’s land purchase scam, the corporate tax waiver scam, the Ncell tax settlement issue and the Budhagandaki contract award.
Nepali Congress MP Dhan Raj Gurung urged the speaker to take the initiative in probing the scams and acting against the culprits. He criticized the leaders for not taking a stand against corruption involving corporate houses and the Tax Commission members Lumbadhwaj Mahat and Umesh Dhakal, who are currently absconding.
Ram Narayan Bidari of CPN (Maoist Center) drew the attention of the government to the ongoing fast-unto-death undertaken by Dr. Govinda KC.