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KATHMANDU: Political parties will not be allowed to carry out promotional activities or canvassing from Friday as the silence period begins tonight.
The parties can campaign until Thursday midnight for the elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assembly to be held on November 20.
The Election Commission has allowed parties to carry out promotional activities and canvassing until Thursday midnight.
During the silent period, candidates and parties will not be allowed to carry out any activities including campaigning.
Election Commissioner Ram Prasad Bhandari said that the silence period will start at 12 pm tonight.
“Any kind of meetings, conferences, seminars, etc., including election campaigning, cannot be held,” he said.
According to him, candidates are not allowed to promote or campaign through social media, online, or print media.
“All election campaign materials made through social media should be removed,” the EC said.