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IEC chairperson and CEC talk about CA poll; Deuba tries to convince Baidya to take part in polls


KATHMANDU: With the announcement of elections of the constituent assembly the government and Election Commission have expedited their efforts for the poll.

Chief Election Commissioner Neel Kantha Upreti discussed the preparations for the November 19 elections with chairperson of the interim election council Khil Raj Regmi on Tuesday.

During the meeting, Upreti briefed Regmi about the voter list updating process being carried out by the EC, printing of ballot papers and deployment of officials to the districts to complete the ground work. In the meeting, Regmi emphasized that the voter registration process is over by mid-July.

Upreti met Regmi a day after he returned from India where he leant about the voting machines (EVM) and the feasibility of using them in the CA elections. The government has announced the elections date despite opposition from 42-political parties including Mohan Baidya led CPN-Maoist. The parties even forced Nepal Bandh against the proposed poll and have also been mulling to announce more strict protest programs. The high-level political committee, the cross-party taskforce of four major political parties formed to assist the Chief Justice led election government, has also been holding discussion with the agitating political parties in a bid to convince them to take part in the elections.

Meanwhile senior leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba met with Chairman of the CPN-Maoist, Mohan Baidya, and discussed the political situation of the country and the election of the constituent assembly.

During the meeting held at Baidya’s residence in Dhapasi today, NC senior leader Deuba urged Baidya to participate in the CA election and to come to consensus by holding talks on the contentious issues.

During the meeting Deuba told Baidya that there was no possibility of changing the incumbent government and proposed that consensus could be forged through talks on other issues. In response, Baidya said that they would discuss in the party on the issue.

The NC senior leader started the meeting after the meeting of the High-Level Political Committee held on Monday decided to move ahead with consensus by bringing the dissenting parties to talks.

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