Hearing on writ petition against EC's decision on re-election underway

Published On: June 5, 2017 12:49 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 5: A hearing on the writ petition filed at Supreme Court(SC) on Sunday demanding for the scrapping of Election Commission’s decision to hold re-election in Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolis is underway under a single bench of Supreme Court Justice Cholendra Shamsher Jabara.

Lawyer Tulsi Ram Pandey on Sunday  filed a writ petition at Supreme Court  demanding that the decision made by Election Commission on Saturday to conduct re-election in Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City be annuled.

CPN-UML has accused the EC of making the decision in favor of the CPN(Maoist Center) myoral candidate and daughter of outgoing Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

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