Three including Tourism Minister directed for clarification

11th Nov, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Nov 11 : The Election Commission has directed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev to furnish clarification why he did not deserve punishment, for he violated election code of conduct by involving in an election programme at a public school of Saptari by misusing government vehicles.

He is directed to furnish clarification within 24 hours, said EC Spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal, adding that even Nepali Congress candidate from constituency no 3 of the district was asked for same.

The latter was blamed for organizing feasts at public schools during electioneering. It was egregious violation of the election code.
Moreover, a principal at a local Janata Secondary School of Khurhuriya in the district, Surya Narayan Yadav was also sought clarification over the same incident.