EC focused on making elections exemplary: CEC Yadav

Posted on: November 03, 2017 | views: 53

Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav   has said the Election Commission (EC) is working with a focus on its goal of making the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies exemplary in view of the managerial aspect.  

Inaugurating an orientation programme relating to election for youths associated with political parties taking part in the elections, he said EC activities are focused on polling centres as   management of electoral logistics and packing of ballot papers and its transport had already begun. 

He urged political parties and candidates to fully abide by the election code of conduct with piety as they participated in the filing of candidacy.  

EC joint secretary and spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal said the peaceful and systematic registration of candidacy for the upcoming elections yesterday has inspired one and all.

The EC has expressed commitment to make the voters' education programmes effective so as to increase voters' turnout and the number of valid votes in the upcoming two elections.