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Gopal Parajuli

Nepal’s chief justice sacked for ‘faking’ date of birth

KATHMANDU: Nepal's Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli was sacked on Wednesday for faking his date of birth in order to remain in office longer. But he denied the accusation. The controversy over Parajuli's date of birth has been brewing for months after he charged a prominent activist and┬áNepal's largest newspaper with contempt of court for raising concerns about his multiple birthdays. A judicial council concluded that Parajuli should have retired seven months ago when he turned 65, the age of retirement for official…