Deadline Extended to promote consensus politics: EC Commissioner

Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav at the Reporters Club Nepal

Kathmandu: Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the “Election Commission extended the deadline for submitting the name of PR candidates for the Constituent Assembly to promote the consensus political course adopted by the political parties.”

He said that the extension was made as part of the Four Point agreement reached between major political parties, while speaking an interaction organised by the Reporters’ Club Nepal in the Capital on Tuesday.

He said “The EC won’t extend the deadline again. This the last time for Political Parties.”

“I hope political parties will submit their PR candidates list within the new deadline,” while speaking at the program presided by the Club’s president Rishi Dhamala.

Election Commission has successfully concluded its task to hold the free, fair and independent election, he said adding that the Four-Point agreement has been historical understanding between parties to draft the new constitution.

He informed that so far 13 parties have submitted their list in Election Commission.