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Election security reviewed

2022 May 20, 6:26, Kathmandu
Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand

A meeting of the Central Security Committee was held on Thursday under the chair of Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand to review the security management of the local level polls that had taken place on May 13.

The meeting has thanked the personnel of the Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, National Investigation Department, temporary police, and all officials deployed during the election time to hold the election peacefully.

The Home Ministry said the meeting has also thanked the political parties for their active participation in the poll.

The meeting expressed heartfelt tributes to the deceased who lost their lives during their deployment in the election and wished for the speedy recovery of the injured security personnel and officials.

As per the Council of Ministers, today's meeting of the Committee decided to write to the concerned bodies to provide relief and medical expenses to the injured and compensation to the family of the deceased who were deployed in the polls.

It is believed that five temporary police and one policeman died during their deployment in the local level poll.

Likewise, the meeting thanked the Election Commission, chief commissioner, commissioners, chief returning officers, officials, and the judges deployed in the polls for their contribution to conclude the polls.

Spokesperson at the Ministry of Home Affairs Phanindra Mani Pokharel said consultations were also made regarding weaknesses surfaced in this local level polls and possible corrections in the future.


Central Security Committee Bal Krishna Khand Home Minister Nepal Army Nepal Police Armed Police Force National Investigation Department Council of Ministers
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