Five writs against President in SC, hearing from today
The Supreme Administration said that the writ should be registered only after investigating it, and registered it only on Thursday.
KATHMANDU: A hearing is being held today on the petition filed by President Bidya Devi Bhandari in the Supreme Court for not fulfilling the constitutional obligations without validating the Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by both houses of the Federal Parliament.
After the President’s Office did not certify the bill brought to amend the Nepal Citizenship Act, 2063, which was passed by the majority of both houses of the Parliament for the second time, five writs were filed by legal professionals against the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas.
It has been mentioned in the writ that the President’s action is against constitutional morality, objectivity, good governance and constitutional culture.
Also, through a writ, an appropriate order including a mandate has been requested to the President to certify the bill in accordance with Article 113, Clause 4 of the Constitution. Advocates Sagar Baral and Sougatraj Baral, Avinesh Adhikari and all of Basnet went to register the writ against President Bhandari on Wednesday.
The Supreme Administration said that the writ should be registered only after investigating it, and registered it only on Thursday. Along with the said writ, other lawyers have also registered four more writs.