The Nepali Congress (NC)-led ruling coalition of Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is on track to win the parliamentary elections. This alliance of 5 events has gained 52 of the 90 seats declared thus far. Of the whole 275 members of the Federal Parliament, 165 shall be elected by means of direct voting, whereas the remaining 110 shall be elected by means of a proportional election system.
Nepali Congress has gained 32 seats thus far
The Nepali Congress has thus far gained 32 seats and is main in 21. Whereas, CPN-Maoist Middle has gained 9, CPN-Unified Socialist seven and Rashtriya Janmorcha and Samajwadi Social gathering have gained two seats every. All these events are a part of the ruling coalition. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, chief of CPN-Maoist Centre, has been declared elected from Gorkha-2 seat. He bought 26,103 votes. He defeated Kavindra Burlakoti of Rashtriya Swatantra Social gathering, who bought 12,637 votes.
Former Prime Minister and President of CPN-Unified Socialist Kumar Nepal has been elected from Rautahat-1 seat. He bought 33,522 votes whereas his nearest rival Ajay Gupta (CPN-UML) bought 36,522 votes. The Maoist Middle and the CPN-Unified Socialists are main in eight and three seats, respectively. The principle opposition CPN-UML (Communist Social gathering of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist) led by former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has thus far gained 20 seats and is main in 27.
Whereas CPN-UML’s allies Rashtriya Prajatantra Social gathering and Janata Samajwadi Social gathering have gained 4 and two seats respectively. Rashtriya Prajatantra Social gathering is main on three seats. The newly fashioned Rashtriya Swatantra Social gathering has gained seven seats and is main in 4. Nagrik Unmukti Social gathering, Janmat Social gathering, Loktantrik Samajwadi Social gathering, Rashtriya Jan Morcha and Impartial candidates have gained one seat every.
Voting was held for 550 seats on Sunday
Voting was held on Sunday for 275 seats within the federal parliament and 550 seats in seven provincial assemblies in Nepal. The counting of votes began on Monday. Of the whole 275 members of the Federal Parliament, 165 shall be chosen by means of direct voting, whereas the remaining 110 shall be chosen by means of a ‘proportional election system’. Equally, out of a complete of 550 members of the provincial assemblies, 330 shall be elected by direct vote, whereas 220 shall be elected by the proportional system.