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Nepali Congress Obstructs Parliament For The Third Time On Sunday, Postponed For Tuesday

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      February 09 2020

Kathmandu, Nepal, February 9 2020: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been adjourned for the third time on Sunday due to the obstruction instigated by the main opposition party Nepali Congress obstructed. 

The meeting called for 1:00 pm on Sunday was obstructed when Nepali Congress lawmakers protested by rising from their seats. The main opposition Nepali Congress has been obstructing the parliament alleging the government of influencing the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to implicate its leader Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar on Lalita Niwas land scam. 

During the protest, NC lawmaker Dilendra Badu took the mike to speak but he was barred to speak at the House by the speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota. The NC lawmakers denied the urge of speaker Sapkota to facilitate for the house proceedings. 

Following the obstruction, the House was postponed to 1 pm on Tuesday.