Nepal polls: Parties submit closed list of proportional representation candidates

ANI | Updated: Oct 15, 2017 23:14 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Oct 15 (ANI): The political parties in Nepal submitted their closed list of candidates for proportional representation (PR) for the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies, at the office of the Election Commission in Kathmandu on Sunday.

A total of 55 parties out of the 88 registered for the elections completed the procedure of filing the close list, Nepal's Election Commission officials informed.

According to the schedule released by the Election Commission, 32 districts out of 75 will go for polls in the first phase of election followed by a second phase in duration of 20 days covering 45 districts on 26 November and 7 December respectively.

The final number of parties registering for the PR electoral system is expected to be released by Monday evening.

By Binod Prasad Adhikari