Kathmandu: The country is all set for local election being held on Friday. Election Comission has informed that all the preparations in election centers across the countries have been completed.
Organising a press conference today, Chief Election Commissioner Dinesh Thapaliya informed that the preparations have been completed as per the commitment of the commission to make the election free, fair and fearless.
Commissioner Thapaliya urged the people to vote for the candidate of their choice without being tempted by anyone’s greed and temptation.
Voting will take place tomorrow from 7 am to 5 pm.
One lakh thousand 88 employees and 65 thousand eight hundred and 65 volunteers have reached their respective polling stations with the required election materials.
Out of 79 political parties registered to participate in the local elections, a total of 65 political parties are in the fray.
In this election, 260,000 security personnel including 100,000 temporary police are providing security. Of these, 65,000 Nepal Police, 32,000 Armed Police Force and 71,000 Army personnel have been deployed.
According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Nepal Police was deployed in the first siege, Armed Police in the second siege and Nepal Army in the third siege.
Meanwhile vehicle movement will be completely banned from 6 am on Friday, the day of local level election.