Kathmandu votes to be counted at five centres

File: Vote counting is underway after the third phase of local level elections in Province 2, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

Kathmandu, December 6

The Election Commission has made preparations to install CCTV cameras and wire meshes at the places where the counting of votes from 10 constituencies of Kathmandu will take place.

“These measures are being adopted in view of the security of the vote counting places. CCTV cameras will be installed and wire mesh fencing constructed at the vote counting places,” Kathmandu’s Chief Election Officer Ramesh Raj Pokharel said.

He said international observers would also be present at the vote counting places.

According to him, the counting of votes of constituencies 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be done at the City Hall; that of constituencies 5 and 7 at the Department of Cooperatives Development Training Centre at Baneshwar and that of constituencies 9 and 10 at the International Convention Centre, Baneshwar.

Likewise, the counting of votes of constituency 8 will be done at the Forestry Complex Babarmahal and that of constituency 6 at the District Coordination Committee office at Babarmahal, it is stated.


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