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In a first, hearing committee rejects chief justice nominee

In a first, hearing committee rejects chief justice nominee

BINOD GHIMIRE, Aug 04 Kathmandu
In an unprecedented move, the Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) on Friday rejected the nomination of Deepak Raj Joshee as the chief justice of the Supreme Court with a two-thirds majority. This is the first time any nominee for the top judiciary post did not survive hearing since the practice was initiated in 2007.
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