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SC orders government not to distribute constituency development fund

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      January 14 2018

 
Kathmandu, Nepal: The Supreme Court (SC), the apex court of the country, has on Sunday ordered the government not to expense the constituency development fund for the lawmaker of the erstwhile parliament.

Responding to a writ filed by lawmaker Jhapat Rawal, the joint session bench of Justices Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada and Sharda Prasad Ghimire issued the interim order to the government. 

Expense the constituency development fund for the lawmaker of the erstwhile parliament is illegal as the country has already held the fresh election, the SC has stated in the order.  

The incumbent government had decided to provide the amount of Rs 10 billion for the lawmakers of the erstwhile parliament in the name of constituency development fund.