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EC gets commissioners

Sunday, March 24th, 2013
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President Ram Baran Yadav appointed five commissioners for the Election Commission on Sunday.
Acting on the recommendations made by the Interim Electoral Council of Ministers, the president appointed Nilkantha Uprety as chief commissioner and Dolakh Bahadur Gurung, Ayodhi Prasad Yadav, Ila Sharma, and Rambhakta PB as commissioners.
On Saturday afternoon, the president had met with IECM Chairman Khil Raj Regmi to inquire over the legality of appointing former
commissioners Uprety, Gurung, and Yadav, and the government sent a clarification the same evening.
The government also announced that it will announce an election date after holding consultations with the EC.
In January, the EC had become bereft of commissioners after the terms of Gurung and Yadav finished.

President Ram Baran Yadav appointed five commissioners for the Election Commission on Sunday.

Acting on the recommendations made by the Interim Electoral Council of Ministers, the president appointed Nilkantha Uprety as chief commissioner and Dolakh Bahadur Gurung, Ayodhi Prasad Yadav, Ila Sharma, and Rambhakta PB as commissioners.

On Saturday afternoon, the president had met with IECM Chairman Khil Raj Regmi to inquire over the legality of appointing former commissioners Uprety, Gurung, and Yadav, and the government sent a clarification the same evening.

The government also announced that it will announce an election date after holding consultations with the EC.

In January, the EC had become empty after the terms of Gurung and Yadav finished.

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