KATHMANDU — The Election Commission has said that the filing of nominations by the candidates representing from various political parties and those contesting as independent candidates in the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies has completed in 32 districts in a peaceful and enthusiastic atmosphere.
The nomination, that took place pecefully on Sunday, is for the first past the post (FPTP) category of election. The nomination process began from 10 am and concluded at 5:00 pm Sunday as per the election schedule.
In a press meet organized at the EC office, Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav informed that the candidacy registration process remained largely enthusiastic.
“Nomination filing went peaceful with encouraging participation of political parties,” CEC Yadav told a press meet, adding that the exact number of candidates was yet to be ascertained.
The election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies is taking place in 32 districts on November 26 and in the remaining 45 districts on December 7 this year.
Over 450 leaders from various parties registered their candidacies for the elections, EC informed. More than 260 candidates from the leftist and ‘democratic’ alliances, fringe parties and independent aspirants have been filed.Follow @gorkhapost
Two died and eight injured in accident
KATHMANDU—Today morning, Two died and eight injured when the microbus (Ba 3 Kha 4042) and minibus (Lu 1 Kha 4194) collided each other in Myagade Rural Municipality-4 of Tanahu district.
Police has identified the deceased as Chija Kumari Batas of 50 and Saraswati Kunawar of 35.
The injured passengers of Microbus are identified as microbus driver Tul Bahadur BK, Sabila Khan Namuk Miya, Chandra Bhandari, Bindu Maya Thapa, Kamala Sura and Satyakala Neupane.
The cause of the accident is not identified yet.Follow @gorkhapost