KATHMANDU: A meeting of the committe for parliamentary hearing on Chief Justice aspirant Deepak Raj Joshee has rejected his endorsement through a voting process.
Two-thirds majority of the parliamentary hearing committee members decided to reject Joshee’s nomination. Earlier today, Nepali Congress members had boycotted the meeting. Ten members of the PHC voted against Joshee’s favour.
Nine from the 15-member committee hailed from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) while the major opposition NC have four members in the committee. Federal Socialist Forum Nepal and Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal have one member each in the hearing commitee.