EC expresses reservation over demonstration against CEC Dr Yadav

KATHMANDU: The Election Commission (EC) has expressed reservation over a demonstration and flying of black flag against the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav in Rajbiraj of Saptari district on Sunday.

In a statement, the EC has mentioned that troublesome cadres of some political parties chanted slogans against the CEC and flew black flags when the district's chief election official, political party representatives, journalists, security chiefs among the concerned were heading towards the Chief District Officer (CDO)'s bungalow to participate in an interaction programme organised by the District Election Office.

EC has urged the concerned stakeholders to help create an environment conducive to conducting the local polls by avoiding undemocratic and undisciplined activities that undermine the rights of the people who choose their representatives and the elected representatives at a time when people in the districts of Tarai-Madhes are becoming more excited about the local polls.