Nepali Congress and Maoist Centre have 61 and 49 seats in the lower house. Their combined strength was 110, which is insufficient to win majority vote.
The Office of President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday said she has decided to invite parties to form a majority government pursuant to Article 76 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal.
The prime minister's fate will be decided by Monday's voting for which the ruling CPN-UML has issued a whip to all of its lawmakers, urging them to cast their votes in favour of the prime minister.
The party submitted a letter to this effect to the Parliament Secretariat, informing about its decision to withdraw support to the government, according to a senior leader of the party, Ganesh Shah.
The Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress decided to take initiative to form a new government under its leadership, according to party's senior leader Prakash Man Singh.
This is the second time the the splinter faction of the Nepal Communist Party has instructed its ministers in the Oli government to resign from their post.
Prachanda has been making efforts to garner support from the opposition Nepali Congress and Janata Samajbadi parties in an apparent bid to oust K P Sharma Oli from power.
Activists say even though the country's constitution guarantees equal rights to women, there is much more that needs to be done to make that a reality.
Their certificates have been revoked, the ministry said 'after receiving a complaint about the fake ascent, the ministry had formed a committee to investigate the matter.'
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.