KATHMANDU, March 11: The Election Commission (EC) has set the limitation of the expenses for the candidates of the local election.
The limitation of the budget is set for the activities related with the election, including the campaign of the candidates, said spokesperson of the EC, Surya Prasad Sharma.
According to the limitation set by the EC, the candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy-Mayor of the Metropolitan city can flow the highest amount of budget. They can use up to Rs 750,000 for the election use.
Similarly, candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy-Mayor of the sub-Metropolitan city can use up to Rs 550,000 and of the Municipality can use up to Rs 450,000. Likewise, the candidate for the post of Chairman and vice-chairman of the Village Council can use up to Rs 350,000.
The candidates for the post of Chief and deputy-Chief of District Coordination Committee (DCC), that was formed based on the new state restructure can use up to Rs 250,000 as per the limitation.
The candidates for the member of the (DCC) can use just Rs 150,000 for the campaign.