Nepal Polls 2017: Left Alliance takes major lead

Updated:1 year, 2 months ago IST

Birgunj (Nepal), Dec 10 (ANI): Left Alliance in Nepal is heading for a win as counting of votes is ongoing amid tight security. According to results released by the Election Commission, the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN- UML) has won 51 seats while its alliance partner CPN Maoist-Centre has bagged 21 seats. The ruling Nepali Congress, which was the largest party in the last election, won only 10 seats, according to tallies. Two Madhesi parties have won five seats. The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal led by Upendra Yadav has won 2 seats whereas Rashtriya Janata Party led by Mahanta Thakur has bagged 3 seats. Naya Shakti Party led by former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has won one seat and an independent was among winning candidates. The vote counting is in progress for remaining 76 seats.

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