KATHMANDU – Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has said that right information should be disseminated as voters could be affected in lack of right information during election.
Inaugurating an interaction on ‘Dissemination of Right Information during Election’ organised by the National Information Commission here today, Speaker shared that more responsibility of media has increased to disseminate right and true information.
He opined, “Local-level election scheduled for May 13 is the great festival of the nation. We all should involve in the election being honest and accountable.” Saying democracy could not be alive without election, the Speaker added that election is the opportunity for the nation and the people.
Some political forces have still wanted to participate in election process, he said, expressing the view that maximum efforts should be taken to bring such forces in election process.
Speaker Sapkota opined that the government should incorporate all sides in the mega campaign of election as election is for all. Similarly, Chief Information Commissioner Mahendra Man Gurung said that true and fact information should be disseminated to break the rumor as wrong, misleading and distorted information are found to be disseminated during election. People, political parties and government bodies should remain alert from misleading information.