Nepal votes to elect new Parliament and Provincial Assemblies

Nepal Constituent Assembly building

The polling to elect 275 members of the house of representatives started in Nepal at 7 am local time at over 22,000 polling centres and closed at 5 pm. According to press statement issued by the Election Commission of Nepal the voting, remained peaceful barring some sporadic incidents.

Chief Election Commissioner of Nepal Shree Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya informed that counting of votes will begin from 9 pm on Sunday amid tight security.

The commission would announce all the first-past-the-post results in the next eight days while the results of proportional representation elections would be announced by 8th December.

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