Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who arrived at the residence of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday along with party leaders, has sought support for a vote of confidence. However, the Congress has rejected his proposal.
The meeting of Congress office bearers decided to defeat the Prime Minister when he came for a vote of confidence in the special session of the House of Representatives.
On behalf of the Congress, Deuba was accompanied by senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel, Vice President Vimalendra Nidhi, General Secretary Dr. Shashank Koirala, Purna Bahadur Khadka and Joint General Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat were present.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Oli requested for a vote of confidence.
In the vote of confidence, he expected support. But being naturally an opposition party the Congress have made it clear that they are not in a position to support PM Oli.
The Congress leaders have drawn the attention of Prime Minister Oli saying that the people are suffering due to lack of beds and oxygen in the Corona epidemic.
Prime Minister Oli stressed the need for cooperation among the parties fighting together to recognize democratic values. However, they have recently brought an ordinance on the Constitutional Council and raised questions about the activities in Lumbini and Gandaki provinces.