By-election: Code of Conduct to come into effect from Friday

KATHMANDU- The election code of conduct meant for the House of Representatives (HoR) by-election scheduled to take place on April 23 shall come into force from tomorrow, Friday.

According to the Election Commission, the code of conduct shall remain in force in Chitwan, Bara and Tahanu districts from April 7 until the completion of the election.

EC Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Paudel said the EC is implementing the code of conduct by exercising the right granted to it by clause 22 of the Election Act, 2017 and clause 1 of the Election Code of Conduct, 2079 BS.

The lower house by-elections are taking place in Chitwan constituency-2, Bara-2 and Tanahu-1.

Federal government and government ministers, province government and province ministers, constitutional bodies and their officials, Nepal government or province government bodies and their officials, local executive and its members, employees of federal, province and local levels, security bodies, security personnel and employees, among others are required to be abiding by the election code of conduct.


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