A discussion program was held in Kathmandu on June 25 by National Human Rights Organizations (NHRC) with Home Ministry and chief from securities bodies regarding the security and human rights situation for the second phase of election on June 28.
Attention was drawn by the commission on the issues on first phase of local level election such as restricting NHRC to enter in some places during the monitoring, inadequate rest to the security personnel and extra work load added including the use of temporary police.
During the discussion, chairperson Anup Raj Sharma of the commission said that security plays a vital role to make election fair, clean and fearless. He urged the security personnel and Home Secretary to make the security arrangement effective.
In a discussion, home secretary Lok Darshan Regmi said that security bodies are very aware on the human rights and security of the people. He added that all security arrangement have been concluded and committed not to repeat the security flaws seen in the first phase of local level election.
The security arrangement has been categorized to work in tandem, he informed.The discussion was attended by NHRC Chairman Sharma, Spokesperson Mohna Ansari, Member Govind Sharma Poudel and Secretary Bed Bhattarai, Inspector General of Nepal Police, Prakash Aryal, Inspector General of the Armed Police Force, Singha Bahadur Shrestha, and Chief of the National Investigation Department, Dilipraj Regmi.