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Tag: Ayodhee Prasad Yadav

Won’t nag PM further on Cabinet expansion: CEC Yadav

Kathmandu, September 13 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav says the Election Commission will not make complaints about the recent Cabinet expansion anymore as  it has already clearly stated that the move was a violation of the election code of conduct. Responding to a journalist’s query on why the Commission is reluctant to take action against […]

Failure to finalise laws on time might affect poll preparations: CEC Yadav

When Onlinekhabar approached Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav for an interview recently, he said, “We are working like patients admitted to an intensive care unit. If the government fails to provide us with sufficient oxygen, which is election laws for us, we will be forced to declare that it is impossible to conduct polling […]

CEC Yadav warns of postponing voting if electioneering is obstructed

Kathmandu, August 30 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav says the Election Commission may postpone voting if some parties are obstructed from electioneering in any part of Province 2 that will hold local level elections on September 18. Yadav’s statement comes a day after CPN-UML was obstructed from holding a mass meeting in Janakpur of […]

Recent floods won’t affect Province 2 polls, says Yadav

Saptari, August 21 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav says recent floods and inundations in various districts of Province 2 will not affect local level elections scheduled for September 18. Speaking with journalists in Rajbiraj of Saptari district on Monday, Yadav said preparations for the polls would go smooth as much as possible though the […]

Let’s hold federal parliamentary elections first as we don’t have enough time for two polls: CEC Yadav

Kathmandu, August 9 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav proposes to hold elections to the federal House of Representatives before Provincial Assembly elections. He further says there is no sufficient time to hold both the elections before January 21, 2018, the deadline set by the constitution to hold the polls. Yadav’s statement comes after top […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, July 31, 2017

Preparations for the upcoming provincial and federal elections as well as debate on whether to hold both of them together continue to receive prime attention from media today as well. Likewise, the Supreme Court’s order to redo polling in ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City of Chitwan district has been covered in the front page […]