Nepal speaker wants to end House deadlock

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Kathmandu, May 20 (ANI): Nepal speaker of the legislature parliament Subash Chandra emwang has said it is the responsibility of the Prime Minister to end the deadlock of the ouse.

Nemwang met caretaker Prime Minister Prachanda on Tuesday evening and urged him to end he House deadlock to facilitate the formation of new government.

After the meeting, Nemwang said, "It is the responsibility of Prime Minister to end the House eadlock as he is the leader of the parliament."

Earlier, leaders of 22 political parties urged Nemwang to run the House or elect the Prime inister from outside the parliament.

Nemwang refused both proposals saying electing Prime Minister from outside the parliament is gainst the norms and spirits of the Interim Constitution and tradition.

He further said that the obstruction of the House following the President's move to the arliament is meaningless as the very issue would be the first thing to be discussed in the arliament after its normal business resumes.

Maoists have been obstructing the House proceedings by protesting against the President's ove to block government decision to sack the army chief. They have put forward a condition f a 'commitment proposal' against the President's action to allow normal business of the ouse.

However, an all party meeting of the 22 parties, which are all set to elect UML leader Madhav umar Nepal as the new Prime Minister, decided not to allow such proposal saying a commitment proposal' against the President would be unconstitutional, Nepalnews reported. ANI)

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