Citizenship Bill Being Discussed in Legislation Management Committee Today « Khabarhub
The Citizenship Bill being discussed in the Legislation Management Committee today
Federal Parliament Building in New Baneswor, Kathmandu/File Photo
KATHMANDU: The citizenship bill returned by President Bidya Devi Bhandari for reconsideration is being discussed in the Legislation Management Committee today.
The committee secretary, Manoj Kumar Giri, said the committee meeting to be held on Sunday noon will discuss and suggest to the government regarding the bill.
Home Minister Balkrishna Khand, Home Secretary Tek Narayan Pandey and Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Secretary Udaya Raj Sapkota were also invited to the meeting.
The meeting of the National Assembly held on Sunday unanimously decided to proceed procedurally with the bill which was passed by the House of Representatives by fast track.
Home Minister Balkrishna Khan proposed to return the Citizenship Bill with a Message from the President to the Legislative Committee for reconsideration.
The ruling coalition has a majority in the Committee.
Nepali Congress has three legislators including Narayan Dutta, Jitendra Narayan Dev and Prakash Pant in the Committee.
Likewise, there are four legislators from the Maoist center – Ganga Kumari Belbase, Taraman Swar, Suresh Kumar Alemagar and Radheshyam Paswan.
Devendra Dahal, Bhagwati Neupane and Bhairav Sundar Shrestha are from CPN-UML.
Similarly, the legislator appointed by President Bimala Rai Paudyal belongs to the CPN-UML.
Similarly, Dr. Bedu Ram Bhhusal and Udaya Bahadur Bohara represent the United Socialist Party.
Similarly, Khimlal Devkota is also considered close to the CPN. Pramila Kumari is a member of the Janata Samajbadi party.
With this, the majority of the coalition is seen in the Committee.
This Legislation Management Committee is constituted in the National Assembly in accordance with Article 97 of the Constitution of Nepal in order to make the government accountable and accountable to the National Assembly and also to give necessary directives or advice as well as advice after monitoring and evaluating the law and activities carried out by the government.