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Shrestha appointed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

2023 Aug 22, 7:06, Kathmandu
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Acting Chief Justice Bishwambhar Prasad Shrestha has been appointed the Chief Justice (CJ) of the Supreme Court.

President Ram Chandra Paudel appointed Shrestha as the CJ on Monday as per the Article 129 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal at the recommendation of the Constitutional Council.

Earlier yesterday, the parliamentary hearing committee had approved Shrestha's name as the CJ unopposed.

Born on October 16, 1959 in Doti district of Sudurpaschim, Shrestha started his career as a Section Officer in 1984.


Chief Justice Bishwambhar Prasad Shrestha Supreme Court Constitutional Council President Ram Chandra Paudel Sudurpaschim Doti district
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