House of representatives and state assembly election begins

Kathmandu: Voting for the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly has started today.
Voting started all over the country at 7 am. Separate lines for men and women have been arranged in the polling station.

There is a separate provision for disabled persons, pregnant women, senior citizens, patients, and gender minorities.

There are 10,892 polling stations and 22,227 polling centers across the country. According to the data of the commission, there are 1 crore 79 lakh 88 thousand 570 voters in the election.

Direct elections are being held for 165 seats in the House of Representatives and 330 seats in the Provincial Assembly.

Proportional elections are being held for 110 seats in the House of Representatives and 40 percent of the total size of the House of Representatives for each province.

246 thousand 960 employees have been deployed for the election.

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, nearly 3 lakh security personnel including the Nepalese army, police, armed and regular police have been deployed.

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