Clarification sought from ABC TV, TV Filmy

Kathmandu: The Election Commission (EC) has sought clarification from the ABC television and the TV Filmy for breaching the election code of conduct (CoC).
According to the EC, it has asked both televisions on Friday to furnish clarification within 24 hours on why it violated the election code of conduct . Earlier yesterday, a delegation team of Nepali Congress (NC) has met the EC officials drawing their attention of towards the violations of CoC by TV Filmy by campaigning in favour of Uddhab Paudel, a RPP-Nepal candidate for CA polls from Kathmandu Constituency No 4. Paudel, an owner of the TV Filmy, had joined RPP-Nepal and become the central committee member of the party two months ago. Various filmy actors and actress were also seen in the election campaigns of Poudel and his party RPP-Nepal in Kathmandu.
Likewise, the EC has also grilled the ABC television for the clarification following a complaint lodged stating that it has been broadcasting news in favour of the UCPN-Maoist. The television has been accused of live broadcasting the programmes of the UCPN (Maoist) and its candidates.