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SC Show Cause on Generals


SC Show Cause on Generals

June 10 – The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a show cause notice to the government asking why it decided to extend the tenure of eight Army generals. A single bench of Justice Rana Bahadur Bom issued the notice in response to a public interest litigation filed on Sunday challenging the June 5 decision of the government to extend the term of the eight Army generals who were pensioned off by the Maoist-led government. In his litigation, Raju Thapa had argued that the government decision should be stayed for two reasons: it was a sub-judice case and it was unconstitutional decision as the decision violated the Article 43 of Interim Constitution, which states that the government has to function based on consensus among the major political parties, including the UCPN (Maoist). … go to complete original article


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