Nepal: Uncertainty Looms As PM Oli Dissolves Parliament, Fresh Elections In April-May

by M. Nuruddin Dec 21, 2020 • 03:44 PM Views 339

Uncertainty looms large in Nepal after President Bidya Devi Bhandari approved PM Oli's cabinet's recommendation to dissolve the parliament and announced a mid-term election. The fresh elections will be held in two phases on April 30 and May 10. Oli's cabinet had recommended the dissolution of Parliament, after which seven of his ministers resigned, expressing dissatisfaction over what is being called a constitutional 'coup'