Voting begins amid peaceful atmosphere, CEC Yadav casts ballot

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RAJBIRAJ — The voting began in a peaceful atmosphere in Saptari district of Province No 2.

As per the scheduled time, the voting began at 7:00 am today.

Enthusiastic, the voters came in line since 5:00 am and casted votes in a free and fair atmosphere.

Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav reached a local voting centre of Ward No 2 of Rajbiraj municipality and used his voting right.

A social activist from Rajbiraj municipality-3, Sushil Lal Das, who was in line said, “I’ve come here to ensure my favourite candidate victorious in the local election being held in two decade’s gap.”

Chief District Officer of Saptari, Bhagirath Poudel, informed that security arrangement was smooth and the security monitoring in the voting centres and stations were on to avoid any untoward incident.

There are nine municipalities, and nine rural municipalities in the district, which is electing a total of 856 representatives. RSS