KATHMANDU — The election of the civil servants’ trade union started from 9:00 am Wednesday.
Chief Election Officer Geeta Prasad Timilsina shared information about this to the RSS.
A total of 129 polling stations have been set up at 117 locations in all 75 districts across the country. Around 1,600 employees and 1,200 security personnel have been mobilised to conduct the elections.
Civil servants above the officer-level and those heading the offices are not allowed to take part in the voting.
Various trade unions within the civil service are taking part in the election held to choose an authentic trade union in bureaucracy.
The voting will run until 17:00 pm today.
It may be noted that the government announced a public holiday for civil servants today in view of the trade union election.
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost