Nepal CJ Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana: An impeachment motion has been filed against Chief Justice of Nepal Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana. There are many charges against him.
Impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice of Nepal
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Nepal (Nepal) Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana (Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB RanaAn impeachment motion has been filed against him in the Parliament Secretariat. This step was taken after several serious allegations were leveled against him. Nepal Parliament (Nepal Parliament“MPs from the ruling Nepali Congress, Maoist Center and Janata Samajwadi Party have filed an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana,” said the media advisor to the chairman.
The impeachment motion has been filed against the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Cholendra Shamsher Rana, after several allegations. Giving information, an MLA said that today the MPs of Nepali Congress and its alliance partners have filed an impeachment motion against CJ Rana in the Parliament Secretariat. About 100 MPs have signed the resolution. There was a lot of demand regarding the impeachment motion against CJ.
What were the charges against the Chief Justice?
Chief Justice Rana has been facing various charges including violating the code of conduct, failing to maintain the judicial atmosphere in the Supreme Court and not following moral grounds. Due to which this step was taken against him. Legislators of the ruling coalition, led by Law Minister Dilendra Prasad Badu, reached the Parliament Secretariat on Sunday morning with an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Rana. Confirming that, Dev Gurung, an MLA from the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre), said, “We have filed an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice.”
What does the constitution of Nepal say?
Article 101(2) of the Constitution of Nepal states that one-fourth of the members of the Parliament can file impeachment motion against any person holding a constitutional office on the ground that he has effectively performed his duty. Not performing or acting against the constitution or seriously violating its code of conduct. A quarter of MPs can register an impeachment motion, but it requires a two-thirds majority of parliament to support it. Supporting the motion requires the support of the main opposition CPN-UML, as the parties that have filed the motion have a total of 133 votes. Out of 271, 181 votes are needed to pass the extension.
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