No doubt on elections: Chief Election Commissioner Yadav

Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav, Nepal federal and provincial election 2017, Nepal election

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 25: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the upcoming polls to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies to be held on November 26 and December 7 would not be stopped at any cost.

Dr Yadav, who arrived in Saptari on Wednesday for the preparations of polls, said that postponement of the polls at this point would be equal to a serious offence.

On the occasion, he pledged actions whoever involved in violation of elections code of conducts and also urged the politicians to be serious towards elections code of conducts.

Dr Yadav expressed disappointment to the act of distributing parties’ flags, t-shirts with parties’ election symbols, caps and towels during elections but the same leaders failing to do the same things to the poor and flood victims.

He also directed the local administration to take action against the teachers and government campus chiefs and school principals directly involved in election publicity.

Saying a single ballot paper would be printed for both elections, Yadav urged the locals of province no 2 to participate in the upcoming elections as in the local-level election.

Present on the occasion were Chief Election Officer of the district, Harish Chandra Dhungana, election officers of four constituencies, Chief District Officer Bhagirath Pandey, chiefs of security bodies, political leaders and media persons.