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EC gearing up for NA election


29 December 2019  

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KATHMANDU: The Election Commission (EC) has geared up for the election of the post of the member of the National Assembly (NA) scheduled for January 23, 2020.

Joint-Secretary Raj Kumar Shrestha said all preparations for the election have been expedited.

The EC has completed orientation to its election officers for all the seven States.

The office of the election officer will be established in the districts on December 31.

Likewise, the filing of nominations will be held on January 5.

Some 11 political parties have been registered at the EC to take part in the election, and have been provided with election symbol.

One-third of the post of the 59-member NA comes to an end in every two years.

Meanwhile, the term of 19 members is coming to an end on March 3, 2020.

Of them, while 18 will be elected, one will be nominated by the President on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

A total of 2,056 voters are eligible to vote in the election including 550 members of the seven state assemblies and 1,506 local level municipality mayor and deputy mayor, and rural municipality chair and vice-chairs.

Publish Date : 29 December 2019 12:47 PM

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