KATHMANDU: Kathmandu. More than a dozen writ petitions filed in the Supreme Court against the dissolution of parliament are set to be heard in the Constitutional Court. A writ petition against the dissolution of the parliament has been filed in the lower house chaired by Chief Justice Chalendra Shamsher Rana. On Wednesday, the bench of Chief Justice Rana sent 12 writ petitions to the Constitutional Court.
“As the subject matter raised in the petition is related to the interpretation of Article 76 (1), (7) and Article 85 of the Constitution of Nepal, the petition should be submitted to the Constitutional Court in accordance with Article 137 (3) of the Constitution,” the order said. A writ petition against the dissolution of the parliament will be tabled in the constitutional session on Friday.
After the President dissolved the parliament on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on Sunday, it has been demanded that all the steps be taken unconstitutionally. The hearing will be held in the Constitutional Court comprising Senior Judge Deepak Kumar Karki, Justices Meera Khadka, Harikrishna Karki and Vishwambhar Prasad Shrestha.