Publicity to suspend for the Election

Kathmandu, Mar. 6: The Election Commission (EC) has informed that the silence period of publicity for the election of the President scheduled for March 9 will start from 12 tonight.

The Election Code of Conduct, 2023 has a provision which states that the silence period would be active 48 hours before the voting day until the voting centres are closed to do the election in a free environment. 

Publicity activities as well as discussions, interaction, meetings, seminars etc. cannot be organized during the silence period. Similarly, any form of fighting for or against any candidate through electronic mediums such as SMS, Facebook, Viber and social sites has been prohibited. Issuing statements, press releases, publishing any materials through communication media are also banned.

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