UML feud: Madhav Nepal-loyal lawmakers to boycott PM’s confidence vote today

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Kathmandu, May 10

The Madhav Kumar Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has decided to boycott the House of Representatives gathering scheduled for this day to behaviour a voting successful PM’s question for the ballot of confidence.

Although it was speculated that the lawmakers successful the faction were preparing to resign, they decided that boycotting the gathering contiguous would beryllium capable to amusement their quality now, person Bhim Rawal told journalists aft the meeting.

On Sunday, the UML parliamentary enactment led by Oli has issued a whip urging the lawmakers to ballot successful favour of the PM, but Rawal said that acquisition was illegetimate with Oli violating the enactment statute repeatedly.

Oli requires 136 votes to proceed his presumption and his enactment has lone 121 lawmakers. With implicit 20 lawmakers boycotting the gathering contiguous and nary different enactment supporting him officially, Oli is definite to suffer his presumption today. However, the adjacent people of enactment is not certain yet with the absorption faction besides lacking a bulk command.

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