Number of voters registering in biometric voters' list increasing
Number of people registering their names in biometric voters’ list with photograph has been increasing at the three District Election Offices of the Kathmandu valley every day, state-owned news agency RSS reports.
People have been registering their names in voters’ list by queuing up since morning.
Chief of the District Election Office, Kathmandu, Shambhu Chalise, told RSS that more computers and human resources have been managed to register names of all the voters who visit the office to register their names.
The office had collected names of 3,600 voters on Sunday. It also has a target to register names of around 6,000 voters today.
Chalise said that the office has made necessary arrangement with an objective that all could register their names in the voters’ list.
Similarly, Lalitpur District Election Office Chief, Shanta Nepal (Marasini), said that registering of names of voters in the bio-metric voters’ list is going on at the District Election Office and the District Administration Office for the convenience to voters.
She said that a total of 1,500 voters registered their names so far since August 17. Likewise, more than 7,000 voters registered their names in the voters’ list at the District Election Office, Bhaktapur, said Office Chief Chudamani Panthi.
The Election Commission has again started a special programme to register names of voters in bio-metric voters’ list from August 17.
The EC launched the name registering programme at the District Election Offices in all the 75 districts targeting those who are missed out in the previous voters’ list. The programme will continue till August 23.