Cabinet decides to hold local election on May 14

83902277Feb 20, 2017- The government has decided to hold hold local level election on May 14.  Earlier in the day, the Election Commission (EC) had proposed May 14 for holding the elections.

Health Minister Gagan Thapa said a Cabinet meeting on Monday took the decision to this effect.

The election body proposed the date for local level election, during a meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, government ministers and EC officials this evening.

Secretary at EC Gopi Nath Mainali said that the EC and the government reached consensus on holding the local level election on May 14 in a single phase.