Left Alliance Wins Big In Nepal Polls, Madheshi Dominates Plain

Left Alliance Wins Big In Nepal Polls, Likely To Get 115 Of 165 Seats

Dec. 11, 2017, 5:50 a.m.

Left Alliance Wins Big In Nepal Polls, Likely To Get 115 Of 165 Seats. According to results released by Nepal's Election Commission, the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) has won 28 seats while its alliance partner CPN Maoist-Centre has bagged 12 seats.

However, communist are failed to repeat their success in Madhesh where the regional party sweep the elections results. Out of 32, they secure 21.  

Nepal's Left alliance is leading in the parliamentary polls, winning 100 and leading 16 seats for which results were declared by Monday Morning  while the ruling Nepali Congress got 17 seats with leading in 4 in the historic elections.

According to results released by Nepal's Election Commission, the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) has won 71, leading in 10 seats while its alliance partner CPN Maoist-Centre has bagged 29 seats and leading in 6.

Similarly, RJP win 6 and leading in 5 and Federal Social Alliance win 7 and leading 2, RPP won 2 and  Naya Shakti Party 1.

Two former Prime Ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Baburam Bhattarai have also won. CPN-UML's senior leader has emerged victorious from Kathmandu-2 while Naya Shakti Party president Baburam Bhattarai has won from Gorkha-2, they said.

Upendra Yadav of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal is the first Madhesi leader to win the election from Saptari 2.

There are a total of 165 Parliament seats and 330 provincial assembly seats under the direct election system.

A total of 1,663 candidates contested polls for parliamentary seats while 2,819 were in the fray for the provincial assembly seats in the historic elections that many hope will bring the

 

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