SC moved against govt perks plan for former VIPsA writ has been filed at the Supreme Court, challenging the government’s proposal to provide lifelong “perks” and “facilities” to former VIPs.
A writ has been filed at the Supreme Court, challenging the government’s proposal to provide lifelong “perks” and “facilities” to former VIPs.
The petitioner Kanchan Krishna Neupane has named the Office of the President, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and the Parliament Secretariat as defendants. The petitioner in his write has stated that “it is against the law to make preparations to provide lifelong facilities to former VIPs when the country is going through a difficult economic situation when the general public is in dire need of assistance”.
The Kathmandu Post and its sister publication Kantipur on Saturday’s editions had run stories about the government’s plan to provide facilities to former VIPS
“The government is planning facilities for former VIPs against the law. The move would increase financial burden of billions of rupees on the state coffers. The decision contravenes the Clause 5 of the constitution,” the writ reads.