Election fever grips Province 2

BARDIBAS: Election fever has gripped the districts in Tarai with political parties, election officials and security bodies now seen busy preparing for the third phase of local polls slated on September 18.

Besides, election-related activities have picked up pace in eight districts of Province 2.

Various political party leaders and candidates were found engaged in villages to win the hearts and minds of voters expediting election-related publicity work.

Likewise, locals have been looking forward to fulfilling the popular agendas in the districts.

Locals are excited at the prospects of electing their representatives using their franchise as they were compelled to wait for long due to continued strikes and protests in Tarai.

The Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN Maoist Centre and Madhes-centric parties including Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal are all geared up for the election.

On the other hand, political party leaders and cadres are also working to reach relief support to the inundation and flood survivors.