cdc busy collecting recommendations

Kathmandu, July 7: The Electoral Constituency Delimitating Commission (CDC) continues to collect feedback, recommendation and suggestions from people and institutions at various levels of the society.

Accordingly, the Commission held an interaction with civil society leaders and representatives of various organizations in the capital today.

At the programme, the civil society leaders suggested the Commission to prepare its report by considering the views of all stakeholders.

Stating that the constitution allows the Commission to determine constituencies only in the 35 new electoral constituencies added in the previous elections in 25 districts, they also urged the CDC to complete its work soon so as to ensure that the CA elections scheduled for November 19 is not affected.

Some of the speakers urged the CDC to give due attention to aspects of inclusion and culture as well as population and geography.

Taking part in the deliberations today were civil society leaders Daman Nath Dhungana, Malla K Sundar, Dwarika Nath Dhungel, Upendra Man Malla, Subodh Pyakurel, Sharmila Karki, Durba Sob and representatives of Kathmandu DDC, VDC Federation, Nepal Bar Association, NGO Federation Nepal, National Human Rights Commission and on behalf of the third gender citizens.

Talking to reporters following the programme, Commission Spokesperson Tek Prasad Dhungana said the CDC continues to receive recommendations from various sections and tiers of the society.

The Commission is holding a similar interaction with the Chief Secretary, the General Secretary of Legislature-Parliament and high-ranking officials of Government tomorrow. RSS


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