Local poll possible if election date announced by Feb 19



Kathmandu : The Election Commission has stated that the local election could be held by the end of May if the date for the election was announced by February 19.

At an interaction programme organized by the District Development Committee Federation, Nepal Municipality Association and Village Development Committee Federation on local level restructuring commission and local poll here today, Election Commissioner Ila Sharma shared that the local poll could be held on May 15 and June 4 if the date for the same was announced until February 19.

She further shared that the Commission was working out in this regard as well. Sharma added that the Commission was ready to hold the elections to end the possible crisis.

Similarly, other speakers also stressed on holding elections in time.