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  Election Of CA Committee Heads Today
        ASHOK DAHAL  
 
    Bhattarai, Sitaula, Poudel proposed for key committees

KATHMANDU, April 24:
The five different committees of the Constituent Assembly (CA) are likely to get their heads on Friday, three months after the first CA meeting and six months since the November election.

Four of the CA committees are almost certain to get their heads chosen unopposed as the major political parties in the CA have reached an understanding to pick the heads through consensus.

 
  Controversy Over JC Recommendation Sparks Debates On Judicial Reform
       NABIN KHATIWADA  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 24 : Those recommended by the Judicial Council to the vacant posts of permanent justices at the Supreme Court are yet to go through parliamentary hearings.

But, the council´s recommendations have already courted controversy and raised serious doubts over the Council´s objectivity.

 
  Fringe Party Lawmakers Demand To Halt CA Committee Heads' Election
       Republica Online  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 24: A dozen of lawmakers from fringe political parties and Independent lawmakers representing in the Constituent Assembly (CA), have objected to the ongoing process of electing the heads of the different CA committees, on Thursday.

In a press statement issued today, lawmakers have argued that the ongoing process of electing the heads of the various CA committees is against the text and spirit of the CA Regulations 2014, stating that elections can only be held after inducting the full members of the committees as per the regulation.

 
  Parties File Nominations For CA Committee Heads
       Ashok Dahal  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 24:The political parties in the Constituent Assembly (CA) have put forward their candidates for the post of chairpersons in the five constitutional committees in the CA on Thursday.

UCPN (Maoist) leader Baburam Bhattari has filed his candidacy for the chairmanship at Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee. Bhattarai’s candidacy was proposed by Nepali congress lawmaker Purna Bahadur Khadka and seconded by Surendra Pandey of the CPN-UML.

 
  Four Phases Of Polling Needed For Local Bodies' Election: Upreti
       RAMESH KUMAR POUDEL  
 
    CHITWAN, April 24:Chief Election Commissioner Nilkantha Upreti has said that at least four rounds of polling are necessary to complete local bodies’ election across the country.

Upreti was speaking at the inaugural session of the voter education program on electronic voting meant for the upcoming by-election at constituency no-4 in Chitwan on Thursday.

 
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