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NA election: Safety protocols mandatory

2022 Jan 20, 17:24, Kathmandu
'Election Commission'

The Election Commission has urged all involved in voting and vote counting to follow the safety protocols in National Assembly election on January 26.

All the stakeholders including voters, candidates, representatives of the parties, security personnel, and volunteers have been asked to adopt safety protocols determined by the government in order to make the election safe and systematic.

The election-related health safety protocols issued say one must wear a mask while entering the voting station and voting center. The voters also need to show their vaccination cards in order to cast a vote. 

There would be arrangements for temperature checkups and two health workers will be at the voting centers. Employees, security personnel, volunteers, observers, candidates, voters have to maintain social distancing as well.

Similarly, all the persons including the employees, security personnel, and volunteers mobilized at polling centers and vote counting centers should mandatorily put on face shields, gloves, and masks, the EC stated.

Assistant spokesperson of the Election Commission Komal Prasad Dhamala said that the polling officer concerned can make additional health safety arrangements as per the situation of the polling centre and booth.

The Election Commission has urged cooperation from all sides for conducting the forthcoming National Assembly member election.


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