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Election Code Violated by Media and Political Parties


Panchthar, Sanchar madhyam ra daal haru dwara aacharsanhita ullangaan. Panchthar/November 13, The various political parties and the media in the district have violated the election code of conduct during the election campaign. The local Sumhatlung and Singhalila FM of the district have broadcasted the election activities of UCPN Maoist live in Phidim on November 13. Both the radio stations had broadcasted the speech of Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Vice chairperson of UCPN-M live for half an hour. Similarly, sister wing of UML, All Nepal Women Association has used children in Phidim during its election campaign on November 13. The major political parties have been found violating the code of conduct in the district. Similarly, RPP Nepal has used the colorful posters in the district and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum has used children to paste the posters of their poll candidate. Election Office has been monitoring the violation of election code of conduct in the district and the parties have been warned, according to Chuda Raj Sapkota, District Election Officer. The publicity materials that have been kept against the election code of conduct have been removed with the help of police according to him.


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