Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, the prime minister, is asking for a vote of confidence during today’s House of Representatives session (Monday).
Pushpa Kamal Dahal seeking vote of confidence today
The 7-party alliance supported PM Dahal’s appointment as prime minister on December 25, 2022, and he also took a vote of confidence on January 10.
As the government’s supporters, the CPN-UML and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), lost their backing and left the cabinet, Premier Dahal is requesting a vote of confidence once more.
After Prime Minister Dahal said he will take a vote of confidence, Speaker Devraj Ghimire convened a meeting of the House of Representatives at 1 p.m. on Monday.
The Nepali Congress, the Rastriya Swatantra Party, the Janata Samajwadi Party, the Unified Socialist, the Janamat Party, the Nagarik Unmukti Party, the Loktantrik Samajwadi Party, the Rastriya Janamorcha, the Nepal Samajwadi Party, and the Aam Janata Party are among the parties that support Prime Minister Dahal.
The vote of confidence will be given to PM Dahal, who requires the backing of 138 House of Representatives Lawmakers.
Currently, the HoR has In 88 MPs from Nepali Congress, 32 from Maoist Center, 19 from Rastriya Swatantra Party, 12 from Janata Samajwadi Party, 10 from Unified Socialist Party, 6 from Janamat Party, 4 from Nagarik Unmukti Party, 4 from Loktantrik Samajwadi Party, 1 from Rastriya Janamorcha, 1 from Nepal Samajwadi Party, 1 from Aam Janta Party and some independent MPs.
On the other side, the RPP has 14 MPs, and the CPN-UML has 79 MPs in the House of Representatives.