Filing of nomination taking place peacefully: EC


KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Filing of nominations for the second phase of the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies is taking place in a peaceful manner.

Spokesperson at the Election Commission, Nawaraj Dhakal, said that the candidates have been filing their nominations reaching at the office of the Chief Election Officer or the Election Officer in respective districts.

The nomination is underway for 128 members towards the House of Representatives and 256 members towards State Assemblies in 45 districts. The second phase election is scheduled for December 7.

The candidates contesting in the election need to submit a copy of their citizenship certificate, evidence of being enlisted in the voter list and receipt of security deposit and formal letter signed by the party’s authorized person.

The candidacy of a candidate if he/she files their nomination from more than one place would be invalid from all places, said Dhakal.