EC's directive for making election free, fair and peaceful

Published On: December 2, 2017 07:59 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

CHITWAN, Dec 2:  Election Commissioners Ila Sharma and Sudhir Shah has directed the chief election officer, the election officials and the chiefs of the security bodies to make the House of Representatives and State Assembly election free, fair and rigging-free. 

The two election commissioners gave this directive while speaking in a meeting of the chief election officer, election officers, the chief district officer and chiefs of the security bodies here on Saturday. 
Chief District Officer, Narayan Prasad Bhatta, who participated in the meeting, said that the election commissioners took stock of the preparations for the election and the security situation in the district. 

CDO Bhatta said they had come to the district to take stock of the situation and boost up the morale of the employees and the security bodies deployed on election duty. 

Talking briefly to journalists after the meeting, Election Commissioner Sharma said they found the security arrangements made for the elections on December 7 sound and reliable. 

Election Commissioner Shah said the security would be further beefed up for the elections so that the voters feel confident in going to the polling stations for voting despite the sporadic incidents of violence carried out by the anti-constitution forces. 

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