Kathmandu, Jan. 1: Voters' list updating programme is going to be run at the administrative centres of all local levels from January 28 to February 3 to prepare the final voters' list for the upcoming election to the House of Representatives.
According to the Election Commission, the voters' list of those who complete 18 years within December 20 would be updated in course of preparing the final voters list for the election. The government has already announced the date for HoR election in order to hold it on April 30 and May 10.
Commission Spokesperson Raj Kumar Shrestha said that registration of names for updating the voters' list has been stopped from December 21 as per the provision of not registering names in the voters' list for the purpose of the election after the announcement of the election date.
Only those people registering their names in the voters' list till December 20 could participate in voting in the upcoming election. The EC has urged all local levels, political parties, civil society, journalists, and bodies concerned to provide necessary support in the voter name list updating programme.