Constitutional Council names new PSC chief in a controversial meeting

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Kathmandu, May 9

A gathering of the Constitutional Council has projected erstwhile caput Madhav Regmi arsenic the caller main of the Public Service Commission, the law assemblage liable for the recruitment of the authorities staff.

The assembly gathering connected Sunday greeting chaired by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli projected Regmi for the main commissioner’s presumption that is vacant since the status of incumbent Umesh Prasad Mainali a fewer months ago.

A imperishable nonmigratory of Oli’s location district, Jhapa, Regmi had retired arsenic the PSC caput successful 2016 July. Although helium was considered loyal to the main absorption Nepali Congress, helium had been lobbying for the presumption of late.

Regmi is the elder member of the Supreme Court Justice Kumar Regmi. Justice Regmi was a subordinate of the seat that ruled the reinstatement of the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre into their pre-2018 positions successful March. The verdict had made Prime Minister Oli, who had go anemic successful the past Nepal Communist Party, powerful. Therefore, galore person interpreted Madhav Regmi’s prime for the PSC president arsenic Oli’s favour to Justice Regmi who had fixed him alleviation 2 months ago.

The Constitutional Council gathering contiguous hard turned arguable 2 members of the council–Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota and main absorption person Sher Bahadur Deuba–had boycotted it protesting the government’s determination to contented an ordinance to alteration the assembly to marque decisions connected the elemental bulk basis.

A fewer writ petitions against the ordinance are nether proceedings astatine the Supreme Court. But still, Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana participated successful the meeting.

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