President Yadav certifies poll ordinance on CA members
President Ram Baran Yadav on Wednesday certified the Constituent Assembly Members Election (first amendment) Ordinance-2070 BS.
President Yadav certified the ordinance as per the Article 88 (A) of the Interim Constitution-2063 BS, stated a press release signed by Joint-Secretary of the Office of the President, Maniram Ojha.
A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Tuesday decided to send the ordinance to the President for the certification, according to RSS.
Chairman of the Interim Election Council, Khil Raj Regmi, met President Yadav and submitted the ordinance for the certification as per the decision.
Political parties associated with the High-Level Political Committee earlier urged the government for the amendment of the ordinance.
As per the new provision, the second Constituent Assembly will be 601-member. The first Assembly elected in 2008 also had the same number of members. Nepalnews.com