New Supreme Court justices sworn-in

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Kathmandu, April 21

Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana has administered the oath of bureau and secrecy to recently appointed apex tribunal justices Kumar Chudal and Nahakul Subedi connected Wednesday.

The swearing-in ceremonial was held astatine the main justness bureau successful the tribunal though the apex tribunal justices would instrumentality their oath of bureau astatine the President’s Office successful the past. However, recently, the President’s Office has told the tribunal that the relation could beryllium held astatine the tribunal itself.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari had appointed them arsenic justices connected Tuesday arsenic the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee endorsed their names for the presumption past week.

On March 12, the Judicial Council had nominated them for the vacant positions. Until now, they were serving arsenic main judges astatine Patan High Court and Surkhet High Court respectively.

Before the parliamentary hearing, the Supreme Court Bar Association and immoderate media had argued Subedi did not person the sufficient experience required to beryllium qualified for the position. Even a writ petition was filed against him, but the Supreme Court had cleared the decks.

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