6 June, Kathmand: The election process to the post of the Prime Minister is going to take place today at the Legislature-Parliament. The meeting for the election of the PM is taking place at 1:00 pm today.
The Article No 298 (sub article 3) of the Constitution and the Parliament Regulations 2073’s chapter-9, clause 49 stipulate the process of electing the PM. As per that provision, the election process is beginning in the parliament.
The election for the new PM had begun after the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned from the post on May 24. With the approval of the PM’S resignation, President had called political parties to form consensus government providing seven days for the same.
President Bhandari had called the parties to elect the PM on the majority basis after parties failed for consensus within the given deadline.
Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is a single candidate in PM’s race. It may be noted that Deuba has served as PM three times before. RSS