Impeachment registered against Chief Justice JBR

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Kathmandu: An impeachment has been filed in Parliament against Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JBR. Lawmakers from the ruling five-party alliance filed the impeachment at the Parliament Secretariat at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday.

A total of 98 lawmakers, including Law Minister Dilendra Prasad Badu, have signed the impeachment that includes 21 points.

The Nepal Bar Association has been agitating for JBR’s resignation for a long time. Judges of the Supreme Court also boycotted the session for a long time. The judges have returned to the bench after amending the rules of procedure of the Supreme Court.