Kathmandu, May 12, 2017: As the first-phase of local-level election is just around the corner, buses of Sajha Yatayat are seen plying on the streets of Kathmandu Valley, carrying banners which read “My vote is valuable”.
Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav inaugurated the election promotion campaign on Thursday by placing a banner bearing the EC’s official logo on a bus of Sajha Yatayat amidst a function at the premises of Kantipath-based Office of the Election Commission.
Promotional election stickers have been put in 23 Sajha buses, the EC said. Such stickers give the messages of the importance of civic vote and encourage them for voting.
Talking to media persons after the programme, CEC Yadav said, election employees assigned for the first-phase of election have reached all polling stations by Thursday. Election officers’ teams distribute voter identity cards from today to Saturday from the polling stations in 34 districts of province no 3, 4 and 6 in view of the upcoming May 14 election. The number of voters for the May 14 election stands at 4,956,925.