President Bhandari approves army mobilization for local polls

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Kathmandu: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has granted approval to mobilize the Nepali Army in the May 13 local election.

The President’s approval was as per Article 66 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal and on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, according to spokesperson for the Office of President, Sagar Acharya.

The cabinet meeting on April 7 had decided to recommend the Head of the State to mobilize the army in the local poll.