KATMANDU, January 2: The process of electing members of the National Assembly began on Saturday. The electoral commission began the process of publishing the voters list, filing a complaint against the claim and including the missing list from Saturday.
The Electoral Commission has already announced the timetable for the publication of the final electoral list and the registration of candidacy files on January 3 and 4. Elections are underway for 19 deputies to the National Assembly. The terms of eight members of the UML, four of the CPN (Maoist Center) and CPN (Unified Socialist), three of the Nepalese Congress and one appointed member will end on March 5.
Elections are held for a total of 19 positions representing provinces, including women, Dalits, people with disabilities or minorities and others. Among them, seven women, three Dalits, two disabled and seven others will be elected.
The terms of Suman Raj Pyakurel, Parashuram Meghi Gurung, Agaman Prasad Bantawa Rai, Kabita Bogati, Komal Oli, Nainkala Ojha, Ram Lakhan Chamar and Chakra Prasad Snehi from UML, Dinanath Sharma from CPN (Maoist Center), Shashikala Dahal, Khim Bahadur BK and Jeevan Budha are coming to an end.
Likewise, Radheshyam Adhikari, Tara Devi Bhatta and Drigha Narayan Pandey of the Nepalese Congress, Thagendra Prakash Puri, Udaya Sharma Poudel, Shanti Kumari Adhikari GC and Sher Bahadur Kunwar of the Unified Socialists and Ram Narayan Bidari appointed by the president are outgoing members of the National Assembly.