Local body elections will be held within 5 months

Published On: January 15, 2017 || 2073 माघ 2 आइतबार , at 2:44 PM

Biratnagar- Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki today claimed that the local body elections would be held within next five months.

ram-karkiTalking to media-persons at Biratnagar airport, Karki, also spokesperson for the government, however said the date for the polls would be set after a mutual agreement among political parties in this regard.

Saying the country’s constitution is democratic and progressive, he said all Madhes demands could not be met at once.

When asked whether the local body polls would be organised under the new federal setup, he said the elections are the need of the hour and local levels have been made more powerful. RSS