Election Commission of Nepal at Kantipath in Kathmandu/File Photo
KATHMANDU: As many as 1,600 candidates have filed their nominations in 165 posts for the member of the House of Representatives (HoR) while 2,000 candidates are for 330 provincial assembly members, the Election Commission (EC) said.
The EC has said that the time for filing complaints against the candidates is from 10 am to 3 pm on October 10, and the time for examining and deciding on nomination papers and complaints is on October 10 from 3 to 5 pm.
Similarly, the draft list of candidates will be published on October 11 from 5 pm to 7 pm, the time to withdraw the candidacy is on October 12 from 10 am to 1 pm and the final list of candidates will be published from 1 pm to 3 pm on the October 12, election symbols will be provided to the candidates from 4 pm on the same day.
The EC has already established 165 election officers with 77 chief returning officers and 88 returning officers for the election to be held on November 20.
According to the EC, the total number of voters for the November 20 elections is almost 18 million.