An Independent MP in Nepal, Amresh Kumar Singh, on Monday took off his shirt and vest in the House in protest against not being given time to speak.
As per the Election Commission, Deuba has been re-elected from Dadeldhura defeating the independent candidate, Sagar Dhakal.
The Nepali Congress, the Rastriya Prajatantra Party and the CPN (Maoist Centre) are at different stages of their conventions, and are equally eager to organise huge gatherings to show their strength as the next general elections are not too far away. It is as if the coronavirus were a thing of the past. It is as if the second wave of the pandemic never caught us off guard towards the end of April, leaving over 6,000 people dead and hundreds of thousands more infected.
Yet Nepal’s Prime Minister has made the waters murkier by declaring that the “Indian virus” was more “lethal’ than the Chinese or the Italian variety.
Baskota, who was also the spokesperson for the Oli administration, took to social media to announce his resignation.