Prime Minister Dahal to go for floor test on January 10

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Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kama Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is going for a floor test in Parliament on January 10.

Writing a letter on Monday, Prime Minister Dahal asked the Parliament Secretariat to include the agenda of floor test in the House meeting slated for January 10.

As per Article 76 (4) of the constitution, the newly-appointed prime minister is required to secure the vote of confidence from the House of Representatives within thirty days after the date of appointment.

Dahal was appointed the prime minister on December 25 as per Article 76 (2) of the constitution.

Dahal has the support of 166 lawmakers of seven parties in the House of Representatives–the lower house of the parliament. Likewise, three independent lawmakers are also supporting Dahal.