KATHMANDU, May 28: Hearing over the writ petitions registered at the Supreme Court (SC) against the ‘unconstitutional’ dissolution of the House of Representatives is underway at the Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR-led five-member Constitutional Bench on Friday afternoon.
Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR formed a five-member Constitutional Bench under his leadership. The other four members of the Constitutional Bench include the justices Dipak Kumar Karki, Dr Aanand Mohan Bhattarai, Tej Bahadur KC and Bam Kumar Shrestha.
Petitioners and legal eagles, while pleading over the case, argued that the recent dissolution of the House had procedural error. Pleading against the dissolution, advocate Santosh Bhandari demanded the apex court reinstate the HoR as it was dissolved