Phase II Local Polls: Voting conducted in three provinces (In photos)

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jun 28, 2017-The second phase of local level elections passed off peacefully in 35 districts of Provinces 1, 5 and 7 on Wednesday.

A total of 15,038 posts for 334 local units are up for grabs in the 35 districts, including parts of Nawalparasi and Rukum, of three provinces where the number of eligible voters is 6,432,765.

A total of 8,364 polling centres have been designated for voting.

The first phase of local polls was held on May 14 in Provinces 3, 4 and 6.

In the first phase polls, the voter turnout was estimated to be 74 percent. Voter turnout during the two Constituent Assembly elections in 2008 and 2013 was 59 and 78 percent, respectively.

Published: 28-06-2017 08:35

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