Election Commission. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: The Election Commission has directed the election officers not to leave the assigned places without prior agreement.
EC Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma informed the election officers to this regard by issuing a notice on Friday.
The election officers are made aware that they could not leave the assigned constituencies after the establishment of their offices.
The EC has decided to set up the office of the election officers from October 1 to 5 for the coming election to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly.
The chief returning officers and election officers have already been appointed by the EC.
The district judges are appointed as the chief returning officers, while 88 election officers in the constituencies as per recommendation of Judicial Service Commission.