Voting resumes after RSP agrees to apologize for violating code of conduct

KATHMANDU: Voting has resumed at the Naya Kiran Secondary School polling centre in Chitwan-2 after the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) agreed to apologize for violating the election code of conduct.

The voting was suspended at this voting centre after the leaders and cadres of various political parties protested, saying the supporters of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) candidate chanted slogans when he came to the voting centre.

The voting resumed after a four-point agreement was reached in an all-party meeting aimed at resolving the issue. The agreement included an apology from the RSP for violating the code of conduct

Polling officer Kamala Neupane said that the agreement required RSP to apologize for violating the code of conduct, maintain peace and security within a 300-meter perimeter of the polling centre, and the Polling Officer to write to the Chief Returning Officer on the code violation.


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