Chief Election Officer (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the participation and public enthusiasm seen in the filing of nominations for the second-phase of local elections is highly admirable.
While inaugurating orientation training organized for micro observers to be deputed in the second-phase election here today, the CEC said, the filing of nominations has been held quite peacefully and in an enthusiastic atmosphere.
Around 63 thousands candidates have filed their nominations for the second-phase local-level elections taking place at 334 levels of 35 districts of three provinces (no. 1, 5 and 7) on coming June 28.
A total of 15,038 local people's representatives shall be elected from the second-phase election.
The EC is sending 75 government employees of under-secretary and section officer–levels as micro observers to the local levels considered the sensitive in view of the election .