Removal Of A CJ Parajuli By A Letter of Judicial Council Is Tantamount To A Constitutional Coup D’état: Former Attorney General Karki

CJ Parajuli’s Removal Is a Tantamount to a Constitutional Coup D’état: Former Attorney General Badri Bahadur Karki

March 15, 2018, 9:08 p.m.

Former attorney general and Imminent Constitutional lawyer Badri Bahadur Kari termed a recent move to remove chief justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli in most disgraceful manner is tantamount to a constitutional coup d’état.

He further said the communists have proved that they are totally intolerant of judicial independence. He also said that they brought disgrace and dishonor to the dignity of the highest functionary of the republic. 

Chief Justice Parajuli was removed by the Judicial Council on Wednesday amid a row over his multiple birth certificates. Minutes before he was to administer an oath to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, the council sacked him saying as per available certificates.

According to the Constitution of Nepal 2015, chief justice can be removed only through the impeachment motion by House of Representatives 

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