SC notice on secy's appointment

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court today issued a show cause notice to the government regarding the appointment of Dr Sudha Sharma as the secretary of the Ministry of Health. A single bench of Justice Bala Ram KC issued the order.

The bench was responding to a writ petition filed by Dr Dirgha Singh Bam. The bench said it would schedule the case for interim order after obtaining written explanations from the government within 15 days.

Challenging Sharma's appointment for the post, Dr Bam had moved the court stating that he was the right candidate for the post.