Enthusiastic voters exercise their franchise (Photo Feature)


May 13, 2022


Enthusiastic voters exercise their franchise (Photo Feature)

An elderly braves all adversities to exercise her franchise in Kathmandu. (Photo: RSS)

KATHMANDU: Eligible voters cast their votes on Friday (May 13) to elect their new local representatives.

A total of 17,733,723 eligible voters are participating in the election to choose a total of 35,221 people’s representatives at local levels, the Election Commission (EC), which has ensured a fair, free and impartial voting process, said.

An elderly comes to the election booth to cast his vote in Saptari. (Photo: RSS)
An elderly waiting for his turn to cast his vote in Rupandehi. (Photo: RSS)

Of the candidates, 355 contesting for different positions from various political parties have been unanimously elected and 35 independent candidates including six contesting for the ward chairmen.

There are a total of 10,756 polling stations and 21,955 centers across the country.

People wait for their turn to cast their votes in Pokhara.
An elderly woman of 113 years of age exercising her franchise in Morang.
Voters gather in the voting center in Achham.
A senior citizen casting her vote in Baglung. (Photo: RSS)
A senior citizen casting his vote in Kathmandu. (Photo: RSS)
Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” (R) cast his vote in Chitwan.
Chairman of Unified Socialist, Madhav Kumar Nepal exercizing his franchise.
Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota casts his vote.
Chairman of Janata Samajbadi Party, Dr Babu Ram Bhattarai casts his vote in Gorkha.
Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Rajendra Lingden casts his vote in Jhapa district.