KATHMANDU: Counting of votes is underway throughout the country.
In the initial vote count of the election held on Sunday, Nepali Congress (NC) has taken the lead followed by CPN-UML so far.
Till now, NC has won in 12 constituencies and the UML in three constituencies.
As of now, NC is leading in 45 constituencies followed by UML, which is leading in 43 constituencies.
The Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), which has already won four seats, is leading in five constituencies.
Likewise, the Unified Socialist Party led by Madhav Kumar Nepal has won one seat and is leading in five constituencies.
The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has won one seat and is leading in six constituencies so far.
The Prachanda-led Maoist Center is leading in 17 constituencies.