Kathmandu, April 28
Two of the three lawmakers elected from the recent by-elections–Rabi Lamichhane and Swarnim Wagle–have taken the oath of office and secrecy as members of the House of Representatives.
Lamichhane and Wagle, the leaders of the Rastriya Swatantra Party elected from Chitwan 2 and Tanahun 1 respectively, were sworn in by Speaker Dev Raj Ghimire at the function organised in Kathmandu on Friday morning.
The third lawmaker, Upendra Yadav, the chairman of the Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal, elected from Bara 2, was absent.
Meanwhile, the RSP president Lamichhane said his party would not join the government in the present circumstances.