SC postpones hearing of writ petition filed demanding suspension of local polls | Ratopati

KATHMANDU, April 11: The Supreme Court (SC) postponed the hearing of a writ petition filed demanding suspension of the upcoming local level polls.

The local polls are scheduled for May 13.

Stating that the government has decided to go for local polls before expiry of tenures of local representatives, Chairman of Mainapur Rural Municipality, Bijay Kumar Chaurasiya, had filed a writ petition at the apex court.

Earlier, a single bench of Justice Prakash Man Singh had issued a show cause notice on the case. The court was scheduled to refuse or give an interim order on the case today.

With this, the hearing on the case now remains uncertain.

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