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House endorses four bills related to local election

  • Deck cleared to announce date for local poll
- Post Report, Kathmandu

Feb 2, 2017- The Legislature-Parliament has endorsed a bill pertaining to local body election on Thursday. With this, the House has approved four bills required to conduct local level elections as provisioned by the constitution.

Earlier, the House had endorsed three bills related to conducting elections in the country—bill relating to the election commission's duty and responsibilities-2073, bill relating to voter’s list and election offence and punishment bill.

The endorsement of four election related bills by the House has paved the way for the government to announce the date for local poll.

According to the constitutional provision, the government is mandated to hold all three-tier elections—general election, provincial election and local body election—within a year.

Published: 02-02-2017 16:49

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