We reside in Goundagounda, do not attempt to circumvent the code of conduct: Commissioner Bhandari

November 3, Kathmandu. The Election Commission has mentioned that there have been fewer incidents of code of conduct violations throughout election campaigning this yr in comparison with the previous. It is claimed that as a result of strictness of the fee, there have been fewer instances of violations of the code of conduct in comparison with the previous.

In a dialog with News Agency Nepal on Saturday, Election Commissioner Ram Prasad Bhandari mentioned that there’s a hazard that the code of conduct could also be violated in the course of the silent interval. He mentioned that for the aim of successful the representatives of his occasion and his occasion, extra occasion leaders and candidates could also be negligent on the final second and the fee has organized the management and regulation accordingly.

The Commission is sitting in Goundagounda and watching. They might not be in Bardi, however they’re protecting watch in Goundagounda. But do not attempt to cheat the code of conduct by saying that there isn’t any one in Bardi’, he mentioned.

Commissioner Bhandari reminded that the Commission has carried out a code of conduct after thorough examine to stop the shortcomings of the earlier native stage elections from taking place this time. He mentioned that if the code of conduct will not be strictly adhered to, clear, truthful and fear-free elections can’t be held.

‘First we had been on the reform facet to implement the code of conduct. We had been simply elevating consciousness. Now we’ve got submitted, albeit a little bit punitively. No matter whether it is one rupee or one lakh rupees, if anybody is accountable for punishment, he’s deemed to have violated the code of conduct formulated based on the prevailing regulation’ mentioned Bhandari.