CEC Dr Yadav asks security bodies for reliable security arrangement

Election Commission, Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav,

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has directed the security bodies to make reliable security arrangement to hold the upcoming elections in a peaceful manner.

During a meeting of high-level security committee held at the Election Commission on Tuesday, Chief Election Commissioner Yadav expressed satisfaction over the security plan made for upcoming elections and preparation for its implementation, said EC Spokesperson, Nabaraj Dhakal.

CEC Yadav suggested the office-bearers of the security bodies to make necessary security arrangement to hold overall election process in a peaceful manner.

The elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies are taking place in two phases on November 26 and December 7.

Present on the occasion were Election Commissioners—Ila Sharma, Narendra Dahal and Ishwori Poudyal, Chief of Staff of Nepal Army, Purna Chandra Thapa, Inspector General of Nepal Police, Prakash Aryal, Inspector General of the Armed Police Force, Singha Bahadur Shrestha and Chief Investigation Director of the National Investigation Department, Dilip Raj Regmi.