Despite the Supreme Court's order on Tuesday to stay the government decision to provide lifelong state facilities to VIPs including luxury vehicles and apartment rents, two former prime ministers and ten former chief justices are yet to return the vehicles.
Former PMs Sher Bahadur Deuba and Surya Bahadur Thapa, both considered to be economically well off than the rest of former PMs, have not returned the SUVs provided by the government. Ex PM Lokendra Bahadur Chand had returned the government car on Thursday.
Former PMs Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Jhala Nath Khanal, Madhav Kumar Nepal and NC leader Ram Chandra Poudel had returned the vehicles even before the court order.
Meanwhile, former CJs Bishwanath Upadhaya, Trilok Pratap Rana, Dilip Kumar Poudel, Keshab Prasad Upadhaya, Hari Prasad Sharma, Surendra Prasad Singh, Kedar Prasad Giri, Govind Bahadur Shrestha, Om Bhakta Shrestha and Mohan Prasad Sharma are yet to return the vehicles provided to them by the government.
Three former CJs Anup Raj Sharma, Ram Prasad Shrestha and Min Bahadur Rayamahi had returned the vehicles to the government before the SC order. nepalnews.com