A failure to win the vote of confidence by PM Sher Bahadur Deuba will lead to the dissolution of the House, and elections will be held within six months.
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari initiates govt formation, gives 3 days time to parties to stake claim
The Office of the President, in a statement on Monday, said President Bhandari has decided to invite parties to form a majority government pursuant to Article 76 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal.
President Bhandari has announced April 30 for the first phase and May 10 for the second phase of the mid-term election, according to a notice issued by Rastrapati Bhawan.
Before meeting the president, Prime Minister Modi called on Vice President Pun and discussed the issues of mutual interest.