Election code of conduct to be implemented firmly, EC says

Posted on: September 02, 2017 | views: 144

The election Commission has informed it will adopt strict policy in implementing election code of conduct in the upcoming federal and provincial elections. 


 Earlier, Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has announced to implement stern policies to enforce the election code of conduct. 


Election Commissioner Sudhir Kumar Shah today has said that most of the cases of violation of election code of conduct were from the government side during the first and second phase of local elections.


He further added that government had transferred the EC secretary without pre-information to the Commission .


Commissioner Shah added that the EC has provided responsibilities to the chief district officers to take action in the code of conduct violation cases in district levels. 


Similarly, the observer's team will further assess on the election management, code of conduct implementation and other issues. 


It is noted that two secretaries and 16 joint secretaries have been mobilized for monitoring in 136 local levels of eight districts in Province No. 2.