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CPN (UML) and CPN (MC) issue whip to cast vote for PM Oli




KATHMANDU — The ruling CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) have issued a whip to all PP members to cast vote in favour of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today.

A joint meeting of Parliamentary Parties held at the Federal Parliament Building, New Baneshwor, issued the directives to parliamentarians of both parties for their mandatory presence and to cast vote in favour of Prime Minister Oli.

Prime Minister Oli is scheduled to seek a vote of confidence in today’s meeting of the House of Representatives. Oli was elected to the post of Prime Minister on February 15.

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As per the Constitution, Prime Minister should take a vote of confidence within 30 days after his/her election to the post.

Addressing the joint PP meeting, CPN (UML) Parliamentary Party leader Oli urged the HoR members to cast vote as per the determination of both parties of taking the country ahead towards the path of good governance and economic prosperity.

Similarly, Chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ urged the HoR members of his party to cast vote in favour of the Prime Minister.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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