The Parliament on Thursday endorsed the first amendment bill of the Local Level Elections Act.
A meeting of the Legislature Parliament held today passed the first amendment bill through fast track.
The passing of the bill paves way for Madhes-centric parties including the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) to take part in the second phase of the local polls slated for June 28.
In a meeting Home Minister Janardan Sharma had presented the proposal for the discussion on “Local Level Election (First Amendment) Bill-2017”.
While answering the questions raised in the parliament, Home Minister Sharma the amendment proposal was forwarded for the acceptance of the constitution. The amendment bill was endorsed with the objective of participating all the political parties in the election.
He added that the Madhes Centered party will also participate the election after the amendment and this will address the issue of Madhesi people, he said.