EC demands 195 judicial staffers for elections

Sep 11, 2017-The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday asked Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to arrange for 195 district judges and officers from the judicial service to work as chief election officers and election officers in the provincial and federal elections.

In a meeting with the chief justice at the Supreme Court on Sunday, EC officials urged Parajuli to depute 87 judges and 108 officers from the judicial service for the elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7.

The CJ told Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav that the request would be granted, the EC said in a statement.