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Nepal PM Seeks Fourth Vote of Confidence Amid Opposition Protest

Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda, is set to seek his fourth vote of confidence on Monday amidst turmoil in parliament. The Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal has withdrawn its support within 18 months of Dahal taking office, prompting this latest confidence vote.

Chaos in Parliament

The decision for the vote of confidence comes amid disruptions by the opposition Nepali Congress, demanding an investigation into alleged cooperative fraud involving Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane.

Scuffle in Parliament

Tensions escalated in the Lower House when Speaker Ghimire invited Deputy PM and Home Minister Lamichhane to address the meeting, leading to a scuffle between lawmakers from the ruling alliance and the opposition Nepali Congress.

Opposition Obstruction

The Nepali Congress has been obstructing the budget session since its commencement on May 10, but allowed the President to table government policies and programs.

Allegations Against Home Minister

Home Minister Lamichhane faces allegations of fraud in a cooperative scheme, with evidence pointing to his involvement, prompting an investigation despite his denial of any wrongdoing.

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