2,199 candidates in fray for PR seats in HoR

Published On: October 27, 2022 01:40 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Election Commission (EC) has published the final closed list of the candidates under the proportional election system for the upcoming House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly member elections. 

According to the Commission, the final closed list has been published after examining the closed list submitted by the parties for the purpose of the election. Details of the closed list of proportional representation are kept on the Commission's website.

There are 2,199 candidates for proportional representation seats in the House of Representatives. Likewise, 616 candidates are in the fray for PR seats in Province 1, 863 in Madhesh, 754 in Bagmati, 344 in Gandaki, 579 in Lumbini, 200 in Karnali and 352 in Sudurpaschim Province assemblies.

The names of 550 people were removed from the list after they were disqualified due to various reasons. There were a total of 6,457 candidates for PR seats in the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies in the closed list submitted by the political parties for the proportional system of the November 20 general elections.


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