The National Election Commission has issued an ultimatum to four recognised political parties to submit their audited accounts for the year 2019. An official said these four recognised political parties have not submitted their audited accounts, as per the law, to the Election Commission so far and they have been asked to do so before April 22.
The party representatives have been summoned to the Election Secretariat on April 22 where they will be required to hand in the records of their audited accounts. “If they fail to comply with the law, the Commission will suspend the status of ‘recognition’, so that they will be barred from contesting any future election,” the official said.
The names of the political parties have not been made public so far.