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Number of voters in Chitwan over four lakh


Nepalnews
2022 Jan 21, 14:27,

The number of voters in the district has reached four lakh four thousand 200. In the last House of Representatives election 2074 BS, there were 354,036 voters in the district. Now, this number has increased by 50 thousand 164.

There is a provision for Nepali citizens to register after reaching the age of 16. You have to be 18 years old to exercise your voting right. As of mid-November, there were 378,721 voters in the district. According to the District Election Officer, 12,520 people have registered their names from six local levels in the special voter registration program which ended on November 3 to December 4. Similarly, 13,064 voters have registered their names in the District Election Office, Chitwan, District Administration Office and Area Administration Office till January 19.

The locals of Bharatpur metropolis have registered their names at the district election office. Chief of the Election Office Bhimsen Karki informed that more than 25,000 names have been registered in the district since last November. He said that the average number of registered voters is less than 18 years. The registration process will not continue until the government announces local elections, the office said. Arrangements were made to register the names from the district election, district administration and area administration as they failed to register during the 15-day special campaign last November and December.

There has also been an increase in the transfer of voter lists from outlying districts to this district. He said that about 1,200 people have registered to vote from this district. The voters are moving the voter list this time as they have been voting in the same place as before. He informed that only 200 people who had migrated from the district had applied to transfer the voter list. A total of 1,328 temporary residents of the district have registered their names. They have to go to their home district to cast their vote, said Karki


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