Supreme Court of Nepal reinstates Lower House, appoints Sher Bahadur Deuba as PM


GUWAHATI: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba will be the prime minister of the Himalayan kingdom. The Supreme Court of Nepal on Monday reinstated the dissolved House of Representatives. The apex court also ordered the appointment of Sher Bahadur Deuba as Prime Minister within 28 hours.

The lower house of the parliament was dissolved twice in five month by President Bidya Bhandari and the president announced elections in November. 

The petition filed by the opposition parties demanded the reinstatement of the Lower House of Parliament and appointment of Sher Bahadur Deuba as the PM.

Deuba has served as Nepal’s prime minister on four occasions and his last tenure was in 2018. After his resignation in 2018, KP Sharma Oli of Communist Party of Nepal became the prime minister.