Election re-scheduled in Chitwan, Salyan, Kavre

Published On: May 15, 2017 10:10 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Election Commission (EC) has re-scheduled polls in various polling centers after failing to conduct the elections there on May 14. Elections in various polling centers were cancelled after some candidates died ahead of the elections.  

According to Election Commission Spokesperson Surya Prasad Sharma, the elections have been re-scheduled in Ward No 11 of Kalika Municipality of Chitwan, Kumakh Rural Municipality of Salyan and Ward No 12 of Dhulikhel for Tuesday. 

"Elections were cancelled after candidates died in accidents," said Spokesperson Sharma. 

Similarly, the EC has set Friday as the date for polls in Ward No 3 of Kharpunath Rural Municipality, Humla, after a UML candidate died of pneumonia before the elections. 

Meanwhile, the EC has cancelled the votes of Changunarayan Municipality after disputes emerged regarding the validity of ballot papers.  

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