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EC summons political parties to register for upcoming NA election

Khabarhub

December 8, 2023

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EC summons political parties to register for upcoming NA election

Building of the Election Commission of Nepal at Kantipath in Kathmandu/File Photo

KATHMANDU: The Election Commission has called the political parties to register them for the upcoming elections of National Assembly members scheduled for January 25, 2024.

After the registration of the political parties, election symbols will be allocated to the political parties on December 17, and the list of approved political parties will be sent on December 20 to be published in the Nepal Gazette.

As per Article 86 (3) of the Constitution of Nepal, the term of office of one-third of the NA members is about to expire on March 3, 2024, and there is a legal provision that the election must be held 35 days before the positions go vacant (January 29, 2024) in line with the National Assembly Member Election Act, 2075.

The term of office of the total 20 NA members (19 elected ones and one nominated from the government) is expiring on March 3, 2024.

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