EC appeals to all for peaceful electioneering

Published On: June 19, 2017 07:16 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Election Commission has appealed to all- political parties, leaders, election candidates and voters- to conduct election campaigning peacefully. 

EC requested the political parties to maintain restraint after a clash broke out between the cadres of different political parties resulting in a fatal incident in course of electioneering in Bajura. 

The government has also been urged to provide adequate and effective security so that no untoward incidents take place. 

While the filing of candidacy was going on under the second round of local level election, clash erupted between the cadres of different parties led to the death of Hansa Bahadur Raut from Dagahi of Chhededaha-5, Bajura. 

Injured severely during the clash, Raut breathed his last on the way to a hospital of Martadi, Bajura. 

Expressing condolences to the bereaved family members, the EC wished speedy recovery of those injured in the incident. 

Meanwhile, the EC expressed grief over injury 10 people received in a bomb blast during the candidacy filing at Bandganga of Kapilvastu, said EC Spokesperson Surya Prasad Sharma. RSS 

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