KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The Election Commission has published sample ballots papers for the National Assembly elections.
A red colored ballot paper will be used for local level chiefs and their deputies while green will be used for provincial assembly parliamentarians.
Using separate ballot papers, provincial assembly members, local chiefs and their deputies will vote for Dalit, women, minority and person living with disability and other candidates.
Of the total candidates from each province, the Election Commission has made it mandatory for political parties to set aside nine seats; three women, one each for Dalit, disabled or minority groups and three others. Of the 59 parliamentarians for the National Assembly, three will be elected by the President of Nepal.
The National Assembly election is scheduled for February 7. Elections will take place at Biratnagar, Janakpur, Hetauda, Pokhara, Dang, Surkhet and Dhangadi from Province 1-7 respectively.