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Krishna Bahadur Mahara becomes Speaker of the House of Representatives

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      March 09 2018

 

Kathmandu, Nepal: CPN Maoist Centre leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. He was elected unopposed as he was the only candidate for the post.

However, formal announcement of his election will be announced tomorrow.

It was believed that Nepali Congress would field its candidacy in the post of the speaker. But, the Nepali Congress backtracked from the decision with believe that the Speaker of the House of Representatives should be elected unanimously.

Mahara’s candidacy was supported by CPN-UML leader and former Speaker Subash Chandra Nembang and seconded by Maoist Centre leader Dev Gurung.