Saturday, December 31, 2005

Waiting for advice to discuss judges appointments

Kathmandu, Dec 31-The Nepal Bar Association and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) said on Friday they are waiting for advice from senior advocates and the advisers of the NBA before taking any major decision to oppose the recent judges appointments in the SC.

“We will decide on Sunday whether or not to oppose the recent appointments,” said Supreme Court Bar Association President Dhruba Nath Pant. He said they would discuss the issue in meetings called by the NBA and the SCBA.

Advocates, ex-presidents and general secretaries of the NBA would express views in the meetings on Sunday. The NBA had been opposing the appointments of judges Pawan Kumar Ojha, Tahir Ali Ansari, Rajendra Koirala and Bipulendra Chakravarti.

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