All preparations along with necessary security arrangements for the National Assembly election have been completed. The NA election is taking place on January 25.
The voting is scheduled from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm where Province Assembly members, and the chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of rural municipalities, and the mayors and deputy-mayors of urban municipalities are the voters.
The Election Commission has determined silence period from Monday mid-night till the end of voting in order to maintain impartiality, transparency and fear-free environment in the election as per the legal provision.
During the silence period, political party office-bearers, candidates, sister organisations of the party, other persons, institutions and bodies that must follow the election code of conduct are not allowed to conduct any kind of discussion, interaction, meeting and workshop related to election publicity, said EC Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Poudel.
Arrangement has been made for white ballot paper having election symbols in green ink for Province Assembly members, and for white ballot paper with election symbols in red ink for chairperson, vice-chairpersons of the rural municipalities and mayors and deputy-mayors of municipalities in the election.