Supreme Court orders to convene a meeting of the House of Representatives within 13 days

February 23, Kathmandu 

The Supreme Court has overturned the decision to dissolve the House of Representatives. The Constitutional Court, including Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Jabra, has overturned the decision of President Vidyadevi Bhandari to dissolve the House of Representatives on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

The Constitutional Bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana, Justices Sapna Malla Pradhan, Tej Bahadur KC, Anil Kumar Sinha, and Vishwambhar Prasad Shrestha unanimously overturned the decision to dissolve the Parliament.

The Supreme Court has also ordered to convene a meeting of the House of Representatives within the next 13 days. As per the Supreme Court order, the President will now have to convene a winter session of Parliament within 13 days on the recommendation of the government.