Dr Bhattarai’s resignation approved

Kathmandu, Oct 11: Speaker Subas Nembang has today approved the resignation tendered by Dr Baburam Bhattarai from the post of parliamentarian.

Dr Bhattarai elected from UCPN (Maoist) Gorkha Constituency No 1 had tendered his resignation on September 26.

Assistant Spokesperson at the Legislature-Parliament Secretariat, Sudarshan Kuinkel, said that Speaker Nembang approved Bhattarai’s resignation today.

Dr Bhattarai had verified in person the resignation letter at the Parliament-Secretariat.

With the approval of Bhattarai’s resignation, the number of parliamentarians has now reached 597.