EC expedites by-election preparation
Kathmandu, July 4: The Election Commission has accelerated internal preparations to hold by-elections to fill the vacant posts in various rural municipalities, wards, municipalities, House of Representatives and State Assembly.
Releasing a press statement today the Commission shared that there are altogether 38 posts lying vacant inward chairs of rural municipalities, four in rural municipality chairs and vice-chairs and one mayoral post in the municipality. Similarly, one post has fallen vacant in the House of Representatives and three in the State Assembly.
EC Spokesperson Shankar Prasad Kharel informed an update of voters’ lists are being undertaken in the District Election Offices, District Administration Offices and designated Area Administration Offices in all 77 districts. The government in its policy and program for fiscal year 2019/20 has already made an announcement that by-election will be held by the new fiscal year itself. (RSS)