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Sapkota becomes Speaker amid concerns from conflict victims and rights watchdogs

The House elected the former Maoist leader unopposed, hours after a court hearing on a writ against him was stalled. Sapkota becomes Speaker amid concerns from conflict victims and rights watchdogs
Agni Prasad Sapkota waves to cameras after being elected as the Speaker on Sunday.  Deepak KC/TKP
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Tika R Pradhan
Published at : January 26, 2020
Updated at : January 26, 2020 20:26
Kathmandu

Tika R Pradhan

Tika R Pradhan is a senior political correspondent for the Post, covering politics, parliament, judiciary and social affairs. Pradhan joined the Post in 2016 after working at The Himalayan Times for more than a decade.


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