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The main opposition Nepali Congress continued obstructing the House today. 

The party is protesting in the parliament demanding the formation of a parliamentary committee to probe the alleged misappropriation of the cooperative funds by Minister for Home Affairs Rabi Lamichhane. 

As the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting started, NC lawmaker Badri Pandey announced the party won’t let the House run until the committee is formed with an agreement regarding its Terms of Reference. 

“The NC remains steadfast in its position until the situation is enabled for returning the savings to depositors,” he said.

Home Minister Lamichhane is accused of embezzling cooperative funds when he was the managing director of the Gorkha Media. Other people have also been accused of their involvement in such misappropriations lately, he said.