Voting for House of Representatives and provincial assembly members begins across Nepal

Published On: November 20, 2022 07:27 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Voting for the election of members of the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly has started across the country beginning 7 am. 

Voters have already reached the polling centers since early morning. The number of women voters is seen significantly high in the polling centers. Arrangements have been made to give priority to senior citizens, persons with disabilities and the pregnant for the voting.

Voters will be casting their votes by putting swastika stamps on four separate ballot papers for the first-past-the-post and proportional representation system of the elections. A total of 17,988,570 voters are eligible to vote in the election, for which 22,227 polling booths in 10,892 polling centers have been established. Voting will continue till 5 PM, according to Election Commission(EC).


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