Some seats for experts

March 12, 2020 09:22 am

Our constitution has envisioned bicameral legislature with the House of Representatives as the lower house and the National Assembly as the upper house. Upper House, among other things, is also meant for ensuring the balanced representation. According to the constitution, in the 59-member National Assembly, 56 members are elected by ensuring representation of at least three women, one Dalit and one from persons with disabilities or minorities, from each State by an electoral college composed of members of provincial assembly and chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the local bodies.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Chairperson of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party Kamal Thapa has expressed confidence that the new party will emerge as an alternative force in the country after the unification between his party and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (united).