Oli claims UML will win majority seats in upcoming elections

Published On: October 30, 2022 11:35 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

SURUNGA, Oct 30: CPN-UML chair KP Sharma Oli  has claimed a majority in the upcoming House of Representatives elections slated for November 20. 

He said so at an election-focused mass meeting held in Damak, Jhapa, on Saturday. 

"UML will win 100 seats under the first-past-the-post election system and 50 seats under the proportional representation system," he claimed. 

Oli, also a former Prime Minister, claimed that his party has advanced the plan to win a majority 150 seats in the upcoming HoR elections. 

UML has formed an electoral alliance with the Rastriya Prajatantra Party in Jhapa. RPP chair Rajendra Lingden is in the electoral race from Jhapa constituency-3 while Oli is contesting HoR member election from Jhapa constituency 5. 

Oli urged the voters to vote for plow in Jhapa-3 and for sun in Jhapa-5. 

Meanwhile, addressing a cadres meeting in Damak, Jhapa, he expressed commitment to address the issue of compensation of the land acquired for the East-West Rail Project. "We will lay emphasis on developing the necessary infrastructures," he added.


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