PM Deuba Wins Vote of Confidence in House

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Monday, July 19, 2021
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has won vote of confidence in the House of Representatives.

Deuba received 165 votes on Sunday’s house session out of 271.

As many as 83 lawmakers voted against and one remained neutral.

The proposal for the vote of confidence was tabled in the Parliament Secretariat on Sunday, the very first day of the session after it was reinstated by the Supreme Court.

With this, Deuba’s Prime Ministerial post has been secured for a year and a half, until periodic elections.

As per the constitutional provisions, Deuba had to secure the vote of confidence within 30 days.

However, Deuba decided to seek the vote of confidence on the very first day of the House session.

249 lawmakers, were present during Sunday’s House.