News of the day

7 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli insisted he had the legal right to dissolve parliament and said he was justified in calling an early election in the face of widespread opposition from within his own ruling Communist party.  The 68-year-old PM, who is facing almost daily protests by political opponents and rights groups, said he had been compelled to take a tough decision because many colleagues were refusing to cooperate with him.


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