Kathmandu, October 2
A day after incumbent Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara tendered his resignation citing an allegation made against him in connection with his sexual misconduct with a woman, the Parliament Secretariat has informed lawmakers of the vacancy of the position.
The secretariat issued a public notice on Wednesday, informing that Mahara submitted his resignation. The notice signed by Secretary Bharat Raj Gautam says it was issued as per a directive of Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe. It means the House now can begin procedures for electing the new Speaker at an appropriate time.
Published on October 2nd, Wednesday, 2019 2:23 PM