Registration of Nomination of FTPT Completed in all the Districts of Bagmati Province
The registration of nomination for the candidates who will be elected first-past-the-post has been completed in all the districts of Bagmati Province on October 9 for the upcoming election of the House of Representatives and Province Assembly members. The election is to be held on November 20, 2022.
The Election Commission has established the office of Election Officer in each federal constituency for the purpose of election of members of the House of Representatives and members of the Province Assembly.
It is mentioned in the code of conduct that no more than 25 people can participate in the registration of candidature and that no rally or procession can be held and that no large posters or tableau can be displayed. However, according to the representatives of INSEC, the violation of the code of conduct has been seen in almost all the districts.
In most of the districts, it was seen that the cadres of the parties were seen carrying large flags and banners of the political party and the candidate. They were also seen being in a rally of hundreds playing instruments.
In Sindhupalchowk, the cadres of CPN-Maoist Centre, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, and CPN-UML were seen violating Part (O) of Sub-section 1 of Section 13 within Chapter 4.
The registration for candidacy for the nomination of the first-past-the-post election of the House of Representatives and Province Assembly was completed peacefully in Rasuwa. The major political parties like CPN-UML and Nepali Congress along with the alliance marched extravagantly and registered their candidacy at the election office.
In Hetauda, the major political parties were the ones to violate the code of conduct. They were seen bringing hundreds of cadres during the nomination registration process and were seen using flags for demonstrating their reach and power. Similarly, Hamro Nepali Party (Lauro Campaign) was also found violating the code of conduct. The code of conduct released by the Election Commission has banned the use of the national flag in the election however, the independent candidates were seen covering themselves with the national flag in the process of nomination registration.
The major political parties were found violating the code of conduct in Ramechhap, Sindhuli, Nuwakot, Lalitpur and Dhading as well. They were seen bringing hundreds of cadres during the nomination registration process and were seen using flags for demonstrating their reach and power. Part (O) of Sub-section 1 of Section 13 within Chapter 4 was violated by the political parties.
INSEC Bagmati Province Office Hetauda
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