EC publishes new schedule for 2nd phase of elections

Published On: May 31, 2017 05:15 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 31: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday released a schedule for second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28.

In a press statement released on Wednesday, it has been mentioned that candidates can register nominations on June 16, and the same day the list will be published. On June 17, complaints can be registered against the candidates and the EC will examine the nominations on the same day and the following day.

On June 18, the EC will publish the list of approved candidates. On the same day, the candidates will get time to withdraw their candidacy. On June 19, the EC will publish the final list of candidates and provide them electoral symbols. 

On Wednesday only, the government has re-scheduled the election date for second phase of elections on June 28.


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