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Election ongoing for HoR Speaker

2023 Jan 19, 12:07, Kathmandu
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The process to elect a Speaker in the House of Representatives (HoR) is ongoing at the parliament building in New Baneshwor. According to the parliament agenda, the election of the HoR Speaker will be organized in today's HoR meeting.

Devraj Ghimire from the ruling coalition partner, CPN (UML), and the Nepali Congress Ishwori Devi Neupane are vying for the coveted post.

Ghimire has been proposed for the position by UML's Vice Chair Subas Nembang and seconded by Hitraj Pandey, chief whip of the ruling alliance partner, CPN (Maoist Centre) Parliamentary Party, Rajendra Lingden, Chair of another ruling coalition partner Rashtriya Prajatantra Party, and Rabi Lamichhane, Chair of another ruling alliance partner Rashtriya Swatantra Party.

Similarly, Neupane has been proposed by NC General Secretary Bishwo Prakash Sharma and seconded by the CPN (Unified Socialist) leader Prakash Jwala.



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