EC to hold Presidential election on March 13

KATHMANDU: The Election Commission has decided to hold the Presidential election on coming March 13.

The EC informed on Thursday that it will hold the election as per the Clause 4(2) of the Act relating to the Election of the President and Vice-president, 2074 B.S.

According to a press note issued by the EC spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal, the voting will take place on the day from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The elections for President and Vice-President are supposed be held within a month after the formation of Federal Parliament, according to the constitution. The election for the post of Vice-president should be held a week after the presidential election.

The members of the house will cast their votes in the President and Vice-president elections.

Meanwhile, EC also informed that it held consultation with the Prime Minister and representatives of various political parties before announcing the date.