EC takes action on 83 of 114 code violation plaints

National Assembly Election

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Election Commission (EC) received 114 complaints related to violation of the election code of conduct during the period of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections.

Commission’s spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal said of these complaints, the EC cleared 81 complaints after studying into all the complaints while no action was required regarding the remaining 33 complaints.

The highest number of complaints was related to the use of vehicles in violation of the election code.

Thirty-nine such complaints were filed with the EC, followed by 31 complaints related to the transfer and deputation of employees, 11 complaints related to conduction of examinations for appointing new employees or employees on contract basis in various bodies, five complaints related to the violation of the code by the employees mobilized on election works, five complaints concerning appointment of office-bearers in various bodies, and holding the town or village assemblies by the local bodies, and one complaint related to expansion of the Council of Ministers.

The election code of conduct was in force from August 30 to December 12, 2017 in view of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections held in two phases on November 26 and December 7. RSS