Kathmandu, May 29: The second-phase of local election which was slated for June 14 has been rescheduled for June 29, Friday.
A meeting of the Council of Ministers held at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at Singha Durbar today has decided to postpone the second-phase local election for June 23 with the objective of making the parties which did not participate in the first-phase local elections participate in the second-phase election, Minister for Information and Communications, and government spokesman, Surendra Kumar Karki, said.
"It has been said that the second phase election would be organized on June 23 taking into consideration especially the Muslim holy festival of Ramjan. This proposal will be taken in the Legislature-Parliament for discussions," he said.
This this period revision of local election date, the students of grade XI who are waiting to give their examination are suffering alot. Approximately 4 lakh 50 thousands are going to sit for grade XI examination, which has been postponed twice.
According to the latest routine, the examination of Grade XI was rescheduled to commence from Ashad 8 which is bound to postpone again.
According to first routine it was scheduled to start from Baishakh 24, as the govt fixes the first phase of election on Baishakh 31, National examination Board re-scheduled the examination.
Then National examination Board rescheduled the routine and said that grade XI exam will start from Ashad 1; but the govt fixed date of second phase of election as Jestha 31, National examination Board again rescheduled the exam and said that exam will commence from Ashad 8; now govt of Nepal has fixed Ashad 8 as election date.
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