Govt tables constitution amendment bill amid protest

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The government has tabled the constitution amendment bill amid protest by opposition alliance led by CPN (UML).

The bill was tabled by Law Minister Ajay Shankar Nayak after Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar announced that the protest notice against the bill by Nepal Workers and Peasants Party MP Prem Suwal and Chitra Bahadur KC had been rejected by majority. 

The Speaker had forwarded the House proceedings amid opposition parties' protest.

After the bill was tabled, she postponed the House meeting until tomorrow.

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