Five injured in Elections Violence

As the Election Commission (EC) has announced that the preparation for the second phase of local level elections is at its final stage, a violent broke out in the western Terai city of Nawalparasi

June 17, 2017, 9:12 p.m.

As the Election Commission (EC) has announced that the preparation for the second phase of local level elections is at its final stage, a violent broke out in the western Terai city of Nawalparasi. In a police firing, five workers of Rashtriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN) were injured.

As per the elections schedule, June 18 is the day for filing the nomination paper. “ All the political parties and independent candidates will file nomination Sunday with enthusiasm,” said Chief election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav

The EC has scheduled June 18, Sunday for the nomination of the candidates from 8 am till 4 pm. According to EC, there will be four thousand five hundred 81 election area and eight thousand three hundred 64 polling centers.

The EC is holding the second phase of elections on June 28 in Provinces 1, 5 and 7 under which the voters will choose their local representatives in one metropolis, seven sub-metropolises, one hundred one municipalities and two hundred 15 rural municipalities.

The EC had concluded the first phase of local level elections in 34 districts of province number 3, 4 and 5 on May 14 whereas the election in Province no 2 is rescheduled for September 18.

 

 

 

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