Vehicles without EC permit to be prohibited tomorrow

Supreme Court, Election Commission, Election of House of Representatives and Province Assembly

KATHMANDU, May 13: Only vehicles that have acquired permit from the Election Commission will be allowed to ply tomorrow on the day of voting, from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Police Inspector Madhu Sudan Silwal at the Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Division said that only vehicles with permit to operate on the voting day would be allowed to ply tomorrow. Vehicles carrying security personnel, journalists accredited by the Department of Information and tourists will however be allowed to run.

Separate vehicles have been arranged to ferry tourists to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport.

Meanwhile, a total of 2.24 million people have left Kathmandu valley since April 14 to date, most probably in view of the local elections taking place tomorrow, according to traffic police. RSS