A total of 12 writ petitions have been filed in the Apex Court out of which the hearing of 11 petitions are scheduled to begin from today, while one is scheduled for Friday.
This comes after, PM Oli held a meeting with members of the House of Representatives which was dissolved by the President.
Known for his pro-China stance, 68-year-old Oli had earlier served as the country's prime minister from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016 during which Kathmandu's ties with New Delhi had strained.
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.
Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's move comes amidst a tussle for power with former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda.
In a sharp reaction, India said Nepal's action violates an understanding reached between the two countries to resolve the boundary issues through talks.
The Bill’s introduction had evoked strong reactions from India. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava had described the move unilateral and not based on historical facts.
Nepal last month released the revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura.