Kathmandu, 29 June:The Supreme Court (SC) has asked the government the reasons for allocating Rs 60 million to federal lawmakers.
Conducting the first hearing on the writ petition filed by advocate Paras Mani Bhattarai, the constitutional bench led by Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher Rana on Friday has ordered the government to furnish written response, according to media reports.
Justices Deep Kumar Karki, Kedar Prasad Chalise, Mira Khadka and Hari Krishna Karki along with CJ Rana constitute the constitutional bench.
The petition demands revocation of appropriation of budget for federal lawmakers for development of electoral constituencies arguing it is unconstitutional.
People’s News Monitoring Service