Central Election in two phases -EC

Posted on: August 31, 2017 | views: 173

Election Commission has decided to hold election to Provincial and House of Representatives in two phases.

Issuing press release after the meeting today, Election Commission planed to conduct the elections of 32 districts in the first phase on November 26 and of 45 districts in the second phase on December 7, 2017.

Based on the geographical difficulty, the meeting of the commission today decided to hold polls in the mountainous and high hilly districts in the first phase and in hilly and Terai districts in the second phase.

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The Election Commission today has given a seven point directives to the Government, Prime Minister and the Office of Ministers to conduct upcoming Provincial and House of Representatives election fairly implementing the election code of conduct.

The meeting held at the chairmanship of Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Ayodhi Prasad Yadav today directed the Government not to do any transfers and political appointments of the officials working at the institutions under the Government, public trusts and the government trusts from where the budget might be allocated for the election.

According to spokesperson of the commission Nawaraj Dhakal, the commission has also directed the government to ask for permission with the Election Commission to attend any programs as country representatives other than UN, SAARC and other International and Regional meetings.