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EC’s preparations for holding by-polls satisfactory: PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that there would be full support of the government to the Election Commission, saying preparations for by-elections scheduled for October 30 were satisfactory.

During the meeting with EC members including Chief Commissioner, Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya, on Sunday, Prime Minister Oli expressed happiness towards the preparations for by-poll.

EC Spokesperson, Raj Kumar Shrestha said that the discussion was held regarding by-elections to the member of House of Representatives, member of State Assembly and local-level. Election Commissioners– Narendra Dahal and Ishwori Prasad Poudyal were present in the meeting.

The EC held discussion with Prime Minister Oli regarding overall arrangement for by-polls including voter list, voter identity card, security arrangement, election symbol, polling centre, appointment of chief election officer and election officer and establishment of office of the election officer.

On the occasion, PM Oli said that preparations carried out by EC for holding by-election in free and fair manner were satisfactory.

Published Date: Sunday, October 20th, 2019 | 07:18 PM

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