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Election officer goes missing in Bajura




BAJURA — An Election Officer of Bangpani Polling Center of Malika Secondary School at Pandavgufa Rural Municipality in Bajura district has gone missing from Monday evening.

Election Officer Prem Raj Giri has gone out of contact from Porkhe area of the district, according to the District Police Office, Bajura.

Police Inspector Jagdish Bhatta said that Giri went out of contact while coming to the district headquarters after completing the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies that were held on Sunday.

Giri is an official of the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Zone Programme. Police said that a search for the missing Election Officer is underway.

The ballot boxes of Bangpani Polling Centre are kept outside the office of the Chief Election Officer in absence of Election Officer Giri, though the ballot boxes are carried to the Office of the Chief Election Officer in Martadi, the district headquarters of Bajura.

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Tenure of NA members determined though lucky draw

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KATHMANDU — Tenure of members of the National Assembly has been determined through a lucky draw method on Monday.

As per the lucky draw conducted at the Federal Parliament in New Baneshwor today, the term of opposition party Nepali Congress lawmaker Surendra Pandey has fixed for two years, while the term of Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Dinanath Sharma has been fixed for four years.

Similarly, Nainkala Ojha, Shashikala Dahal, Udaya Sharma Poudel, Shanti Kumari Adhikari, Komal Oli and Taradevi Bhatta would serve as NA members for four years.

Likewise, the tenure of members — Bina Pokharel, Pramila Kumari, Dil Kumari Rawal, Deepa Gurung, Anita Devkota, Nanda Chhapai and Indu Kadariya — was determined for six years.

The term of Sarita Prasain, Mukta Kumari Yadav, Dhan Kumari Khatiwada, Binda Devi Ale, Mina Budha, Yutal Tamang and Kamala Kumari Oli has been determined for two years.

Of the 59 NA members, 56 were elected from seven provinces—eight from each province, with three others being nominated by the President on the recommendation by the government.

All the clusters have been divided into three categories of two years, four years and six years and the lawmakers should pick one of the three categories.

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