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NC used children in winning rally


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur

Lalitpur, NC ko bijaye julus ma balbalikako prayog. Lalitpur/November 23 Children carrying the flag of Nepali Congress were used in the victory rally of Udaya Samser Rana who has won the election from Lalitpur constituency number 1. The children were chanting the slogan of Nepali Congress. The Election Code of Conduct 2070, article number 32 has prohibited to use the children in election campaign, mass assembly rally and any other kinds of election activities. Various legal instruments including Interim Constitution of Nepal 2063, International Convention on Child rights 1989, Act on Children 2048 and Act to prohibit child labor 2056 have the provision to prohibit the use of children in political activities. But, the local leaders of Nepali Congress have claimed that the children have participated in rally in their own wish.


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