JSPN top leaders meet parliament Speaker, urge to hold HoR meeting

KATHMANDU: The top leaders of Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal today held a meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota, to discuss continuity of the Lower House.

It has been learnt that JSPN leaders urged Speaker Sapkota to hold the HoR meeting arguing that Nepal's constitution has not given authority to the prime minister and president to dissolve the House.

In the meeting held at Singha Durbar, JSPN leaders told the Speaker that the party still gives validity to the House, leader Laxman Lal Karna who was present at the meeting told THT Online.

Also present in the meeting were JSPN chairperson Upendra Yadav and federal council chair Baburam Bhattarai.

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli dissolved the House with approval from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on December 20.