PM Oli recommends dissolution of parliament

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has recommended dissolution of the House of Representatives of the Federal Parliament at the emergency Cabinet meeting held on Sunday morning.

The Prime Minister had summoned an out-of-schedule meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday morning after a series of meetings with party's top leadership and ministers on Saturday.

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Political analysts had been pointing towards the possibility of Oli resorting to house dissolution as Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madav Nepal's faction held an edge over the PM in various party committees.

The recommendation will now be forwarded to President Bidya Devi Bhandari for approval and effect.