New Delhi, Dec 25: India has said that the decision by K P Oli to dissolve Parliament is Nepal’s internal affair.
We have noted the recent political developments in Nepal. These are internal matters for Nepal to decide as per its democratic process, Spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, Anurag Srivastava said.
New Delhi, Dec 23: Days after a recommendation was made to dissolve Nepal’s parliament, Chinese ambassador Hou Yanqi called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the presidential palace Shital Niwas.
The meeting took place two days after the President signed off on Prime Minister K P Oli Sharma’s recommendation to dissolve Parliament. Oli’s decision to dissolve Parliament would given him a smooth run up to the elections and he would also split the Nepal Communist Party.
New Delhi, Dec 22: The opponents of K P Sharma Oli have moved the Supreme Court challenging the dissolution of Parliament. They have termed the decision taken by Oli as a constitutional coup.
The spokesperson of the Supreme Court, Bhadrakali Pokharel said that three petitions against the dissolution were in the process of being registered. Under the Constitution, the Prime Minister has no prerogative to dissolve Parliament, lawyer Dinesh Tripathi, one of the petitioners said.