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Janakpurdham, May 21

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today stressed on cooperation among all parties to make the second phase of local level elections successful.

Speaking at the anniversary celebration programme of Janakpur Today in Janakpur, the PM said constitution amendment was a must to make the charter acceptable to all. “The constitution has institutionalised many achievements of past political struggles. There are still some issues to be addressed, and successfully conducting the local level election is the current struggle,” he said.

“As the first phase of local polls has gone well, it’s now the duty of all forces that support and seek change to ensure that the second phase is also held successfully,” he said.

Further, informing about his party’s stance that there should be two provinces in the plains and a total of 10 provinces in the entire country, Dahal highlighted his party’s struggle for the rights of backward and mar Read More…

Pokhara vote counting

Election officials, in presence of representatives from various political parties, count votes in Pokhara Lekhanath Metropolitan City, on Sunday, May 15, 2017. Photo: Rishi Ram Baral

Pokhara, May 21

All the forces contesting polls in Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City other than CPN-UML boycotted vote counting today, protesting the decision of the Election Commission to go ahead with counting even though vote stamp was found to be bigger in ballot papers that had voted for the CPN-UML.

Vote counting was halted on Saturday afternoon but restarted today amid protest from NC and others in the fray.

Following the Read More…

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal holding a meeting with officials of the Election Commission, in Baluwatar, Kathmandu, on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Photo: RSS

Kathmandu, May 21

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today thanked officials of the Election Commission for successfully holding the first phase of local level elections.

Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav; commissioners Narendra Dahal, Ishwori Prasad Paudel, and Sudhir Kumar Shah; and Secretary Gopinath Mainali had reached the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar to meet Read More…

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