President of the Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba has taken over the command of the country. President Vidya Devi Bhandari appointed him as the Prime Minister on Tuesday. Deuba's appointment has been made on the orders of the Supreme Court. Deuba, who became the PM of Nepal for the fifth time, is considered pro-India. Meanwhile, the Himalayan country's Election Commission postponed the parliamentary elections scheduled for November 12 and 19.
Nepal's Supreme Court on Monday overturned Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's order dissolving the House of Representatives, the lower house of parliament, on May 21. Along with this, mid-term elections were announced on 12 and 19 November. With the restoration of Parliament, the court had ordered the appointment of opposition leader Deuba as prime minister by Tuesday. President Bhandari's personal secretary Bhesh Raj Adhikari told reporters, "The President has appointed Deuba as the prime minister "Deuba, 75, has to seek. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana of the Supreme Court, while pronouncing the verdict, said that President Bhandari's decision to dissolve the lower house on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was unconstitutional.