Ballot Papers transferred to Kathmandu after court order

  January 13, 2018 By: INSEC

The District Election Office of Tanahu has transferred the ballot papers of House of Representative of constituency number 2 and provincial number 1 to Kathmandu after the order from Supreme Court. The ballot papers were sent to Kathmandu on January 12 after the Supreme court’s order according to polling Officer Govinda Giri.

Ballot papers were sent with high security cordoned by armed police force. Supreme Court (SC) has sought cast ballot papers and related documents from Election Commission on the writ filed by Nepali Congress leader Pradeep Paudel demanding re-counting of the ballot papers.

A constitutional bench of the apex court including Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli issued an order to submit all the related documents.

Paudel, candidate from Tanahun-2 (A) had filed the writ at SC demanding the recounting of the ballot papers after being defeated by margin of five votes with Left Alliance candidate Asha Koirala.

 


Prakash Chandra Bhattarai