CEC Yadav urges not to harbor doubt on timely election

Election Commission, Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav,

DHULIKHEL, Oct 11: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged the government and political parties to move ahead by forging a high-level consensus as the election friendly environment was created nationwide.

Addressing the closing session of a training conducted for chief election officers and returning officers for the upcoming elections of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies on Wednesday, Dr Yadav urged all not to harbor doubt on timely elections, adding that no deviation was reported from any angle.

He also suggested the political parties and government to fully implement the election code of conduct for free and fair elections and warned to book whoever violates the election code of conduct.

Dr Yadav also urged the chief election officers and police administration to work on the basis of support and coordination.

He also directed the officers to discharge their responsibility so that the EC should not issue any directive.

Likewise, Commissioner Sudhir Kumar Sah directed the officers to work in such a fashion that no past mistakes would recur.

Hemanta Rawal, on behalf of the chief election officers, committed to fulfill their responsibility honestly and without compromise and pressure from others.

A total of 77 district judges, nine judges kept in pool and under secretaries of the Judicial Service were present in the training program. RSS