KATHMANDU: The opposition coalition comprising Nepali Congress, CPN-Maoist Center, CPN-UML (Madhav Nepal group), Janata Samajwadi Party, and Rastriya Janamorcha Nepal is planning to establish a front in the upcoming elections if the Parliament is not reinstalled.
The parties, on the other hand, are optimistic that the House of Representatives will be re-established.
The Supreme Court’s Constitutional Bench is now hearing a writ petition brought by 146 MPs, including NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is running for prime minister.
Opposition leaders have stated that they will form a coalition in the election against Prime Minister KP Oli’s CPN-UML.
Due to the lockdown imposed to combat the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, opposition parties have been unable to take to the streets.
Meanwhile, the JSP faction led by Mahanta Thakur and Rajendra Mahato is preparing to join the government.
“We have resolved to form an alliance even before the elections,” Nepali Congress leader Bal Krishna Khand said, adding that the opposition parties would form an alliance as long as democracy was not protected.