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Nepal poll body urges govt. to strengthen security prior to polls

ANI  |  Kathmandu [Nepal] 

The Commission of has urged the to enhance the security in the country after rise in attacks on candidates prior to second and final phase of and provincial elections.

According to The Himalayan Times, the Commission also stressed on the need of creating conducive environment for the voters to cast their votes in a fair, free and fearless manner to exercise their right to vote guaranteed by the Constitution of

The commission has also called for a security meeting to review the security arrangement prior to the elections

Nepali candidate from Udayapur-2 parliamentary constituency Narayan Bahadur Karki and 6 others were injured in an attack in Dunuwarbeshi area of Udayapur district on Wednesday.

Leaders of various political parties are holding exhaustive rallies and meetings in favor of their party in different parts of the country as the campaigning for second and final phase of and provincial elections scheduled for December 7 is in full swing.

A 65 percent voter turnout was recorded in the first phase of the elections.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 18:10 IST