ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE A MUST IN NEXT ELECTIONS
Kathmandu, Nov 15: CPN (UML) leader and Constituent Assembly member Bharat Mohan Adhikari on Saturday stressed for bringing into electronic voting machines in the next elections.
Speaking at an interaction programme on Free, Fair and Credible Elections held by Parliamentary Special Election Research, Investigation and Suggestions Committee in the capital, the UML leader said use of voting machines would minimize the problems seen in the elections.
He said the expenditure of the candidates in the elections surpassed the standard set by the Election Commission while adding it would be appropriate if the state managed the expenses with adoptation of necessary policy.
At the programme, Constituent Assembly member Bal Bahadur KC said a free and fair election can be practised only in democracy.
Committee Chairman Laxmanlal Karna expressed commitment that the suggestions offered by the participants on electoral system would be implemented.
He said the political parties were giving their maximum time in discussions to promulgate a constitution by 22 January next year. RSS