EC directs Ministries not to distribute financial help

KATHMANDU: The Election Commission has directed the ministries of finance and home affairs not to provide financial assistance in view of the code of conduct enforced for the election of National Assembly.

The EC meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Election Officer Ayodhee Prasad Yadav took the decision to this effect. The meeting also decided to inquire with Chief Secretary as no information was furnished by the ministries upon repeated letters sent by the EC.

The EC imposed the code of conduct for NA election five days back.