Shadow of India-China tussle, high inflation over Nepal elections

About 18 million people are eligible to vote for the 275-member Parliament, as well as the 550 members of seven Provincial Assemblies

Nepal Polls
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Nepal will hold national and provincial elections on Sunday, which the ruling coalition, led by the centrist Nepali Congress party, are expected to win. About 18 million people are eligible to vote for the 275-member Parliament, as well as the 550 members of seven Provincial Assemblies, through a mix of first-past-the-post and the proportional representation system.

Nepal goes to polls

The upcoming House of Representative (HoR) and Provincial Assembly (PA) elections, set for November 20, have seen an array of professionals from various walks of life as candidates entering politics.

A total of 2,412 candidates

2,187 men and just 225 women – are contesting

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First Published: Nov 18 2022 | 11:15 PM IST

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