By Prakash Bom in Queens, New York
Appreciations of the Initiation: It is great news for me to hear about the formation of the “The Parliamentary Special Hearing Committee” in the reinstated Parliament of Nepal, which has initiated a public notice for colleting information on the nominees for the appointments to ‘Chief Election Commissioner(s)’ positions.
I have not understood the logistics of it that the PSHC has issued. Hopefully, it will respect the basic democratic norms and principles for government appointments as in the most of the developed nations’ democratic governments have practiced with specific strides of the logistics. I think these strides are reasonably essential for such procedures and without such the appointments cannot be proofed being done in accordance with basic democratic norms and principles. On the contrary, such appointments will be considered arbitrary decisions of the cabinet or the Parliament. Continue reading