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Newly-elected HoR members take oath

2022 Dec 22, 14:34, Kathmandu

House of Representatives (HoR) seniormost member Pashupati Shumsher JB Rana administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly-elected members of the lower house of the Federal Parliament.

The oath-taking ceremony was held at the New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building and Rana as the HoR seniormost member administered oath to other members.

The members-elect reached the Federal Parliament Building on the national uniform and respective cultural attires to take an oath. According to the Federal Parliament Secretariat, 26 members took oath in different 14 mother tongues.

 In accordance with Article 88 of the Constitution, every member of each House of the Federal Parliament must, before taking part for the first time in the session of the House or any of its committees, take an oath as provided for in the Federal law.

Octogenarian member Rana took oath before President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday as the HoR seniormost by age.

  Prior to the oath-taking ceremony, in a meeting summoned by him, Federal Parliament Secretariat general secretary Dr Bharat Raj Gautam briefed the newly elected members about the oath-taking procedures.

The 275-member HoR is a body of 165 directly elected members and 110 Proportional Representation (PR) members.

 Before the oath-taking ceremony, general secretary Gautam congratulated and best wishes to all the members-elect. 


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