Situation unfavourable for polls in five Nepal districts

April 8th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin  

Kathmandu, Apr 8 (ANI): National Election Monitoring Alliance (NEMA) on Tuesday said that situation in five districts of Nepal are not favourable for the April 10 Constituent Assembly polls.

The alliance said that environment is not conducive for conducting elections in Dhankuta, Dhanusha, Dhading, Jumla and Kalikot.

NEMA chairman Subodh Raj Pyakurel told a press conference that said out of 290 incidents of code of conduct violations recorded over the last two weeks, Maoist have their involvement in all except for one.

NEMA also said a number of its observers have been attacked and received threats by Maoist cadres.

NEMA further said in few districts in western region including Bardiya, there are a large number of people who have names in voters’ list of two polling stations, reported. (ANI)

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