The Constituent Assembly (CA) Secretariat has published the schedule for election of Vice-chairperson of the Constituent Assembly on Sunday.
According to the election schedule,political parties will have to file candidacy of a consensus candidate for the CA Vice-chairperson post at International Convention Centre between 10 am to 2 pm on Monday as per the Article 71 (1) of the interim constitution. The name of the consensus candidate will be published at 2:30 pm the same day.
If the parties fail to agree on a consensus candidate by Monday, CA Vice-chairperson would be elected through majority votes. Candidate wishing to be elected to the post on the basis of majority votes will have to file his/her nomination between 10 am to 2 pm on Tuesday. The CA Secretariat wil thenl publish the final name list of candidates contesting for the CA Vice-chairperson post at 2:30 pm on Tuesday and the election will be held at 11 am on Wednesday.
Earlier, a CA meeting last week had set February 26 as the date for the election of CA Vice-chairperson.