Kathmandu, May 30 The Sajha Party has urged the government to reconsider its recent decision to hold the second phase of local level elections on June 23 —  the final day of the sacred festival of Muslims. Issuing a press release today, Sajha Party Spokesperson Dr Surya Raj Acharya asked the government to immediately reschedule the elections keeping in view the Eid-Al-Fitr festival. There are 1.2 million Muslims in Nepal according to the recent census. A cabinet meeting yesterday rescheduled the date for second phase of local level elections in a bid to ensure particiation of the agitating Madhesi forces. Initially, the local level elections were sheheduled to be held in a single phase. Civic polls are yet to be held in Provinces 1, 2, 5 and 7. READ ALSO:

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