EC says govt indifferent on abiding election code

Posted on: September 27, 2017 | views: 117

The Election Commission (EC) has taken the topic of recall of the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation as an instance of the government's indifference towards abiding by the election code of conduct. 


Election commissioner Sudhir Kumar Shah drew the attention of the government and the political parties once again to the need of fully following the election code of conduct and getting it followed. 


He was talking to media persons on issues related to the election code of conduct and its violation today. 


The EC had sought an explanation from the Ministry on the topic of the recall of the CAAN director–general. It had asked the Ministry to furnish an explanation on the matter within 24 hours. 


He said the political parties could organize tea reception or greetings exchange programmes at their respective party offices.