SC seeks documents related to appointment of Yadav as Press Council chief
The Supreme Court has ordered the government to submit documents related to its recent decision to appoint former Justice Avadesh Kumar Yadav as chief of the Press Council.
The court was responding to a petition against the government decision, which the plaintiffs said was a breach of constitutional provisions. They claim that a the government decision on January 25 to appoint former Justice at the Supreme Court Avadesh Kumar Yadav as Chairman of Nepal Press Council violates the provision of Article 106 (2) of the Interim Constitution of Nepal 2007. A former justice cannot be assigned roles outside his area of expertise, they held. Nepalnews.com