Election silence period: What cannot be done

Published On: May 10, 2022 05:57 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 10: The silence period for the local level election commences from midnight today. The country is going to the local election on May 13.

The Election Commission (EC) said that during this special period, election campaigns are prohibited in all forms.

The EC has already asked the political parties and candidates to remove publicity materials kept within 300 meters of the polling stations. Likewise, the government has decided to ban public transport on election day.

Election campaigns in all forms, asking for votes, using social media platforms for election campaigns, persuading voters and publicity, publication of any news contents that intend to persuade voters and ask for votes or promote election campaigns are prohibited during the silence period.

The government has also banned the sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks during this period.



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