Thursday, June 19, 2014

Public holiday on polling day

 The government has announced a public holiday in four districts on June 22 for the Constituent Assembly by-elections .

The Home Ministry informed on Thursday that the government and public offices would remain closed in Kathmandu, Chitwan, Bardiya and Kailali on Sunday. Community and government schools in the election constituencies remain closed on June 20-22. Meanwhile, the Kathmandu District Administration Office has prohibited sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Kathmandu-2 on June 20-22.

The administration has also barred the use of vehicles in Kathmandu-2 from 7am to 7pm on the polling day without permission.

source: the kathmandu post,20 june 2014