Kathmandu, January 22
The silence period for the National Assembly election is commencing from midnight tonight.
The Election Commission has issued a statement, announcing the prohibition of campaigning starting from midnight. This period will extend until the conclusion of the voting process.
Throughout the silence period, political party officials, candidates, sister organisations of the party, and other individuals, institutions, or entities obligated to adhere to the code of conduct are prohibited from engaging in any form of discussion, interaction, meetings, conferences, workshops, or election propaganda.
Likewise, the commission has stated that no solicitation of votes and election campaigning shall be conducted through any method, process, or means. Furthermore, no messages, information, or propaganda material shall be posted, shared, or caused to be posted or shared, either in favour or against any political party or candidate, through social media, online platforms, print media, or any other means.
Voting for National Assembly elections will be held on January 25 from 9 am to 3 pm.