KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has sent Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and handed over a letter of memorandum urging that the government take action to address the problems in the judiciary.
NBA Chairman Chandeshwor Shrestha advised PM Deuba to take the initiative to resolve the concerns at a meeting with him at his official residence in Baluwatar. He stated that political parties should play a role in parliament to protect the judiciary's independence.
According to Chairman Shrestha, the premier assured that he would take the NBA's concerns extremely seriously.
Deuba stated that a meeting with the top leaders of coalition parties would be arranged to discuss judicial concerns.
He also stated that they would come to a consensus on the judiciary and the lawyers' protest in a day or two.
During the meeting with Prime Minister, officials of the Supreme Court Bar Association, the previous chairman and secretaries of the NBA, and central members of the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) were present.