2 picked for Supreme Court justices

KATHMANDU: A meeting of the Judicial Council has recommended two names for the Supreme Court justices on Monday.

According to the JC Secretary Krishna Giri, Purusottam Bhandari and Tej Bahadur KC, chief judges of the Pokhara High Court and the Birgunj Bench of Janakpur High Court respectively, have been picked for the apex court judgeship.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari will appoint them to the positions after the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee endorses the names.