Congress General Secretaries in the Election Commission, demand to give voting rights to Nepalis living abroad

July 7, Kathmandu. Nepali Congress has demanded to give voting rights to Nepalis living abroad.

Congress general secretaries Gagan Kumar Thapa and Bishwaprakash Sharma met the Election Commission officials on Tuesday and demanded that Nepalis living abroad be given the right to vote. After the meeting, General Secretary Sharma said, “Not only by making the notes of Nepalis living outside Nepal circulating, the day of voting should be made.”

According to him, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba also gave a positive reply in the meeting held on Monday. The commission is also positive about this.

Another general secretary Thapa has been requested to organize the voter list compilation in Kathmandu. According to him, a separate polling station has been set up for the voters of Kathmandu district and for those voters living outside Kathmandu, it has been requested to compile the list.

He said that the commission has been requested to register at the local level as in the previous time. According to Thapa, discussions were also held on the implementation of election code of conduct and reduction of election expenses.

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