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Writ filed at SC demanding re-election to top post of Dailekh District Coordination Committee

The Annapurna Express

The Annapurna Express

Writ filed at SC demanding re-election to top post of Dailekh District Coordination Committee

A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding re-election to the top post of the District Coordination Committee of Dailekh

A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding re-election to the top post of the District Coordination Committee of Dailekh.

Durga Kumari Shrestha, who had filed her candidacy for the top post of the District Coordination Committee, filed writ petition on Tuesday.

In the writ filed against the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Dailekh among others, she has demanded an order to hold the re-election to the top post of the District Coordination Committee as per the law. 

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Dailekh, Chief Election Officer Dandapani Lamichhane, District Coordination Committee, Dailekh, Independent candidate Nawaraj Shahi, who was elected to the top post of the District Coordination Committee, proposer of independent candidate Sundar Kumar KC, supporter Bina Karki, Province Election Office, Karnali Province and Election Commission have been made defendants. 

In the writ, the petitioner said that Nawaraj Shahi, who was elected as a member of Aathbis Municipality-7, Dailekh, could not file independent candidacy for the top post of District Coordination Committee. 

He was elected to the top post of the District Coordination Committee, Dailekh on June 11.