PM Dahal received a vote of confidence from Parliament; only 2 members stand in opposition

Himalaya Times
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Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has received a vote of confidence. He received a vote of confidence in the meeting of the HoR held on Tuesday.

Senior member Pashupati Shamsher Rana, who performed the role of Speaker, informed that the vote of confidence proposed by Prime Minister Prachanda was passed by the majority as 268 votes were cast in favor and only 2 votes were cast against the proposal.

Nepali Congress, CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Centre), Rashtriya Swatantra Party, Rastriya Prajatantra Party among others have given a vote of confidence to Prime Minister Prachanda. Rashtriya Janamorcha and Nepal Workers Peasants Party voted against Prime Minister Prachanda's proposal.

There is a constitutional provision that a motion of no confidence cannot be taken against the Prachanda-led government into Parliament for the next two years.

Prachanda received the vote of confidence, according to the constitutional provision that a vote of confidence must be received from the House of Representatives within 30 days of being appointed as the Prime Minister.

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