Election process for National Assembly polls begins


January 1, 2022


Election process for National Assembly polls begins

Building of the Election Commission at Kantipath, Kathmandu. (File photo)

KATHMANDU: The election process for the National Assembly (NA) elections is starting from today.

The EC is publishing the name-list of the voters today. Complaints can be lodged against the published name-list, if any, informed Shaligram Sharma Paudel, the spokesperson of the EC.

The EC will give the election symbol to the party and publish the final list of candidates on January 4.

There are a total of 2,025 voters including 1,493 voters from the local level, 532 from the provincial level for the National Assembly elections. Similarly, there will be eight polling stations and 14 polling centers.

As many as 12 political parties have registered with the Election Commission (EC) for the upcoming National Assembly election on January 26.

According to the EC, political parties, including the Maoist Center, CPN-UML, Unified Socialist, Rastriya Janamorcha (RJM), Nepal Workers Peasants Party (NWPP), Nepal Democratic Party, Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) and the Aitihasik Prajatantrik Janata Party have filed their application for the same.

Likewise, Loktantrik Samajwadi Party Nepal, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Nepali Congress and Nepal Pariwar Dal have also registered their application.

The EC has already appointed the District Judges of the respective districts as Election Officers in the same district.