Commission requested Surya Thapa: Did you give 2000 to Velubaje?

November 2, Kathmandu. The Election Commission has once more requested Surya Thapa of CPN-UML, who’s a candidate for the House of Representatives from Pyuthan, for an explanation.

The Commission has requested Thapa for a proof about Meen Bahadur Budha, who is called Bhelubaje on social media, being paid Rs 2,000 to take part within the election marketing campaign.

You distributed money to Meen Bahadur Budha (Bhelubaje) in violation of the provisions of the Election Code of Conduct, did not you? If you had distributed money to Meen Bahadur Budha (Bhelubaje), why do you have to not be prosecuted for violating the election code of conduct?’ The rationalization says, ‘Email handle of the Election Commission inside 24 hours of receiving this letter [email protected] According to the choice, directions have been given to submit a written rationalization to be acquired on the district election workplace in Pyuthan.

An outdated man who went to Pyuthan and took part in Thapa’s marketing campaign had mentioned that Thapa had given him 2000 rupees a number of days in the past.

In clause (j) of sub-section (1) of Section 13 of Election Code of Conduct, 2079, political events, candidates, social gathering’s fraternal organizations and associated individuals, below the conduct to be adopted throughout processions, common conferences, nook conferences, conferences, gatherings or actions associated to election propaganda, “numerous Organizations equivalent to golf equipment, social organizations, non secular organizations, moms’ teams, non-governmental organizations, ashrams or another particular person shall not distribute money or items, grant, monetary help, donations, prizes or election bills or sales space bills or announce that they are going to be given.

Similarly, in sub-section (1) of part 21 of the Election (Offenses and Punishments) Act, 2073, a candidate or an election consultant or another particular person may give a present or reward to a voter for exercising his or her proper to vote or not exercising his or her proper to vote throughout the election interval. , there’s a provision that no money or sort needs to be given as reward, charity or present.

Earlier, the Commission had requested Thapa for a proof relating to using youngsters for election campaigning.