Nepal's top court to hear case on dissolution of parliament
Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli of Nepal (photo credit: International Labour Organization ILO/flickr)
Nepal's top court on Wednesday will begin hearings on petitions challenging Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's sudden decision to dissolve the parliament, a move that has triggered public outrage and has been labelled unconstitutional.
In their plea before the Supreme Court, politicians, activists and lawyers are questioning whether it is the legitimate right of the leader to dissolve the parliament, 18 months before schedule.
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