NHRC praises EC's effort to ban use of children during poll

Posted on: September 15, 2017 | views: 201

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has lauded the efforts of the Election Commission (EC) to ban the use of children during elections as a positive move.

A meeting held today at the EC between NHRC Spokesperson Mohna Ansari, Election Commissioners Ila Sharma and Ishwori Prasad Paudyal also stressed the need of  commitment from governmental and non-governmental human rights organisations to defend human rights. 

The meeting focused on efforts made by the EC so as to safeguard human rights during election campaigns, and the polls in view of the third phases of local elections scheduled in Province 2 on September 18.