Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has got vote of confidence from the House of Representatives (HoR) Sunday.
In a voting held in the HoR meeting todayt, PM Deuba got vote of confidence from Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Centre), Janata Samajwadi Party, Nepal and Rastriya Janamorcha. Likewise, some lawmakers of the CPN (UML) also voted in favour of Deuba.
Speaker of the HoR, Agni Prasad Sapkota, announced that PM Deuba got 165 votes in the parliament.
Of the total 249 votes cast, Deuba got 165 votes and 83 votes were counted against the motion of vote of confidence. According to Speaker Sapkota, a lawmaker chose to stay neutral in the voting process.
Speaker Sapkota announced that PM Deuba got vote of confidence in accordance to the Article 76 (6) of the Constitution of Nepal.
The HoR meeting has been postponed until July 23.