Election Commission officials led by Chief Election Commissioner Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya meet with Prime MInister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday. (Photo: RSS)
KATHMANDU: Chief Election Commissioner Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya met Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.
The Thapaliya-led delegation of the Election Commission (EC) met the PM at his residence, Baluwatar and proposed the date for the elections to the provincial and federal parliament on November 18.
In response, PM Deuba said he would discuss the proposal in the meeting of the Council of Ministers and decide on it at the earliest.
Election Commission Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Poudel said the government fixes the election date upon the recommendation of Election Commission.
The Commission also urged the government to provide essentials for electronic voting by August 17.
The term of the members of the federal and provincial parliaments is expiring on December 8, 2022.
The Commission has intensified the preparation for holding the election to the provincial and federal parliaments on a single date.