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Divided panel fails to endorse CJ pick

Post Report, Jul 31 Kathmandu
The Parliamentary Hearing Committee remained undecided on Monday as well owing to differences between the ruling and opposition parties whether to endorse the nomination of Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee as the head of judiciary.The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is against endorsing Joshee’s recommendation citing his dubious academic certificates and controversial rulings. The opposition, however, wants him to be the chief justice.
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