KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Nomination of candidature for the third round local level elections is in progress at all the 136 local levels of eight districts in Province No 2.
As per the information received from the Election Commission's Joint Election Operation Centre, candidates of the various political parties and independent candidates have been taking forms for the registration of candidacy from offices of the chief election officers and the returning officers in these districts.
The registration of candidacy is underway since 10 am and in a peaceful manner at the offices of the eight chief election officers and returning officers, amidst the presence of a large number of party cadres and the candidates' supporters, the Election Commission stated.
Commission's spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal said those seeking forms for the registration of candidacy and its registration have been thronging the offices of the returning officers since the morning, and this task is going ahead smoothly.
The Election Commission has set the time from 10 am till 5 pm today for the registration of candidacy for the election to be held for various posts of the 136 local levels including one metropolitan city, three sub-metropolitan cities, 73 municipalities and 59 Rural Municipalities in Province 2.
Six thousand six hundred and twenty seven representatives would be elected in the 136 local levels from the third phase local level election in Province 2. RSS