Kathmandu: The Election Commission of Nepal has given political parties willing to contest the upcoming by-election in Tanahu-1 and Bara-2 till March 26 to register with the Commission.
The seats of House of Representatives members of Tanahu-1 and Bara-2 have fallen vacant after Ram Chandra Paudel, HoR member elect from Tanahu-1, was elected to the post of President while Ram Sahay Prasad Yadav, HoR member elect from Bara-2 got elected to the post of Vice-President.
The Commission is conducting by-election in both constituencies on April 23. The EC issued a notice on Tuesday and shared the deadline for registration of political parties willing to contest in the by-election for the vacant seats. A decision to hold by-election in these two constituencies was taken in a meeting held on last Monday, according to the notice. Meanwhile, registration of political parties has been carried out for the by-election in Chitwan-2 on April 23.