Karki recommended for the Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Nepal
Kathmandu, May 8: The Constitutional Council meeting of Nepal held today has recommended Acting Chief Justice Hari Krisha Karki for the position of Chief Justice. The meeting was held in Singha Durbar and chaired by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, along with other prominent members of the council including Speaker of the House of Representatives Devraj Ghimire, National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, Deputy Speaker Indira Rana, Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Dhanraj Gurung and leader of the main opposition party in the House of Representatives KP Sharma Oli.
After much deliberation, the council members came to the decision to recommend Hari Krisha Karki for the position of Chief Justice. Kari had been serving as the Acting Chief Justice prior to this decision. If appointed, he will replace outgoing Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana, who is set to retire soon.
Hari Krisha Karki has a long and distinguished career in the judiciary, having served in various capacities over the years. He was appointed as a Supreme Court justice in 2014 and has been serving as the Acting Chief Justice since March of this year.
The recommendation of Hari Krisha Karki for the position of Chief Justice will now be forwarded to the constitutional hearing for further action. It remains to be seen whether the recommendation will be accepted and Karki will be appointed as the new Chief Justice.
The decision to recommend Karki for the position of Chief Justice is seen as a positive move by many in the legal community, as he is widely respected and has a reputation for being fair and impartial in his judgments. If appointed, he will have a crucial role to play in upholding the rule of law and ensuring justice for all in Nepal.