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Vote counting begins in Nepal

Vote counting begins in Nepal

Vote counting begins in NepalKathmandu, nov twenty lots of Nepalese area unit thirstily watching for the ultimate results of the second Constituent Assembly elections, the choice that were control Tuesday.

Counting of ballots began across nepal Wednesday once a seventy % vote Tuesday, that Nepal’s commission termed as overwhelming and historic.

This will seal the fate of around seventeen,000 candidates – half-dozen,126 below the first-past-the-post system and ten,709 below the proportional representative system – happiness to 122 political parties within the fray for 575 Constituent Assembly seats out of 601. the remainder twenty six are appointed by the cupboard representing varied walks of lives once formation of the new Constituent Assembly.

According to initial reports coming back from varied districts, numeration of votes has started. In national capital body No.10, wherever United political party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is contesting, numeration has began.

In all, candidates for 240 seats are directly electoral by the citizens from seventy five districts of Asian country whereas remainder of the seats area unit being allotted on the premise of representation.

Another twenty six members are appointed by the cupboard on the premise of national accord to fill the 601-member house.

The pie of representation is greater than the direct elections as a result of these elections area unit for a Constituent Assembly and don’t seem to be regular or periodic elections.

The strength of last Constituent Assembly was conjointly 601, representing varied walks of lives that was conjointly termed as most inclusive  house in South Asia.

“There area unit sure formalities to meet before numeration the votes. As presently as all ballot boxes area unit gathered within the district headquarters, we’ll begin with the numeration. it’ll take one week to seek out out the results of the first-past-the-post,” aforesaid Chief Election Commissioner of Asian country cipher Kantha Uprety Tuesday once the choice over.

Almost eighty % of the ballot boxes are collected thus far in most districts and also the rest are delivered at district headquarters by Wednesday afternoon, aforesaid nepal Police representative Ganesa K.C.

“We face difficulties in remote districts. we’ve got planned to bring the boxes by choppers,” he added.

The huge turnout of voters has triggered a lot of speculation.

“What we are able to guess is that some ancient forces who supported the boot out autocracy might gain and Maoists might lose considerably now,” aforesaid Surendra K.C., a faculty member of politics.

Nepal’s 1st Constituent Assembly electoral in 2008 didn’t promulgate the much-awaited constitution that’s to institutionalize the republic established in 2008 once the 240-year long autocracy was toppled.

In the previous elections, fifty four political parties were within the fray, and twenty five of them found illustration within the 601-member Constituent Assembly, that was dissolved last year.

The UCPN-M had emerged because the largest party within the previous polls.


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