Incident Reports

Use of Children in Election Continues


Okhaldhunga, Aacharsanhita biparit chunab prachar-prasar ma baalbalikako prayog. Okhaldhunga/November 2, Rastriya Swabhiman Party has been found using children in its publicity campaigns. RSP had used children in soliciting votes and distributing pamphlets in Shanibare bazaar whole day on November 2. Officer at District Election Office Basudev Gajurel said that action had not been taken as the office had not received complaints on use of children in election. Meanwhile, the District Child Welfare Committee has formed a 7-member Monitoring Committee to monitor the use of children in election. Representatives of INSEC, civil society, journalists are members of the committee.