First Phase of Parliamentary and Provincial election under province 6 (Update 10:30 Am)
According to the Gorkha district representative Hari Ram Uprety, the poll begin at 7 Am in Gorkha peacefully.
Polling officer Nirman Ghimire said that the voting at Lho Basic Primary School polling center at Chumnubri Rural Municipality-2 begin late after none of the political party’s representatives reached the polling center on time. The poll begin one hour late.
Similarly, at Sirdi Khola of Gorkha Municipality-11, a hoax bomb was planted with the intention to terrorize voters according to DPO Gorkha.
Near the polling center at Kalika Basic School in Gandaki Rural Municipality-4, Phujel, a bomb was exploded however the explosion do not have any effect on polling center according to polling officer Narayan Babu Aryal.
In Baglung district, the polling is continuing in a peaceful environment according to INSEC district representative Srijana Paudel. In the morning, there was a minimum number of voters’ participation due to the cold weather. In Dandagaun of Badigad Rural Municipality, a bomb was recovered near the polling center which was later disposed by army according to SP Himal Prakash Shrestha of DPO.
In Myagdi, the polling process is commencing peacefully and there are exuberant participation of voters according to INSEC district representative Amrit Baskune.
According to Lamjung district representative Dal Bahadur Majakoti, the polling process was obstructed for some time at Annapurna Polling Center at Kolasothar Rural Municipality after a dispute between voters however the process resumed after that according to Chief Election Office Komal Prasad Acharya.
In Manang District, the polling process is smoothly running according to the district representative. A special priority is given to the elderly disabled people in the district according to Chief Polling Officer Komal Prasad Acharya. In Mustang, the polling process is running smmothly according to election office.
INSEC Regional Office, Pokhara
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