Kathmandu, December 20
Seven ministers of KP Sharma Oli-led cabinet announced their resignation on Sunday, protesting Oli’s decision to dissolve the House of Representatives.
These are the ministers resigning:
- Giriraj Mani Pokharel
- Barsha Man Pun
- Ghana Shyam Bhusal
- Yogesh Bhattarai
- Shakti Bahadur Basnet
- Rameshwar Raya Yadav
- Bina Magar
Although formerly belonging to the rival camp in the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Industry Minister Lekh Raj Bhatta have not resigned.
In a statement issued on Sunday afternoon, the resigning ministers have said they will be active in saving achievements of various political movements and the party unity.