KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A meeting of the five-party ruling coalition is being held to discuss the overall situation after the election of members to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies.
Beduram Bhusal, General Secretary of the CPN (Unified Socialist), said that the meeting which will be held at 3 PM today at the Prime Minister's Residence, Baluwatar, will discuss issues including the review of the election results. It is said that the formation of a new government will also be discussed in the meeting with the top leaders of the alliance.
The five-party coalition currently consists of Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre), CPN (Unified Socialist), Loktantrik Samajwadi Party Nepal and Rastriya Janamorcha. In the elections held on November 20, the Congress won 57 direct seats in the House of Representatives and the Maoist Center won 18 seats.
Similarly, the United Socialist Party won 10 seats, the Loktantrik Samajbadi Party won four seats, and Rastriya Janamorcha won one seat. Earlier, the top leaders of Congress, Maoist Center and United Socialist Party had said that they had discussed at various stages about forming a new government under the leadership of the coalition.