Election Commission (EC) has appointed district code of conduct monitoring officers in view of elections of House of Representatives and the Province Assembly.
The voting for the twin elections is taking place on coming November 20 in a single phase. Chiefs of District Treasury Controller Offices have been designated as the monitoring officers in respective districts. The appointment was made in accordance with the Clause 32 of election code of conduct.
According to EC Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Poudel, the district election code of conduct monitoring officers have been instructed to make sure that government employees, teachers and any person responsible for abiding by the election code of conduct will do it.
In case of the violation of code of conduct, monitoring officers are authorised to take action. The district election code of conduct monitoring committee is coordinated by the chief election officer while at the central level, the central code of conduct monitoring committee is headed by election commissioner.