Nepal: Election Commission revokes provision to compulsorily field woman candidate

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Nepal: Election Commission revokes provision to compulsorily field woman candidate

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Nepal: Election Commission revokes provision to compulsorily field woman candidate - Nepal Live Today

The commission rescinded the decision after the political parties protested against the provision stating that it is against existing laws.

The Election Commission has revoked a provision that mentioned that a political party contesting for only the post of either chief or deputy chief of a municipal should compulsorily field a woman candidate.

The commission rescinded the decision after the political parties protested against the provision stating that it is against existing laws.

Issuing a statement on Tuesday, Election Commission Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma said that the ‘directive was corrected’.

Click here to read the full article published by Nepal Live Today on 12 April 2022.


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