Vote counting resumes at Bethanchowk Rural Municipality after 19 hours


Kavre, May 15 (RSS): The vote counting at Bethanchowk Rural Municipality in Kavrepalanchowk district has resumed after nearly 19 hours- it was halted at 10:00 pm on Saturday night due to a dispute. 

According to the election officer at the rural municipality, Laxmi Prasad Regmi, vote counting resumed from 5:00 pm after political parties' representatives agreed to strictly implement the rules of the Election Commission for vote counting. 

The vote-counting process was halted after CPN (UML) representatives disagreed and raised a dispute over the vote-counting process on Saturday. 

The all-party meeting convened among the representatives of political parties decided to strictly implement the vote-counting related rules set by the Commission, informed Regmi.

According to the decision, only authorized persons will be allowed in the vote-counting place; mobile phones will be restricted, and political parties' representatives will be allowed in the number mentioned as in the Commission's rules.

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