Nominations for National Assembly elections being registered today

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Kathmandu: Candidates on Tuesday are filing their nominations for the National Assembly elections slated for January 26.

The nomination of candidates for the upcoming election will be registered from 10 am to 3 pm, said Komal Dhamala, Assistant Spokesperson of the Election Commission. Twelve political parties will participate in the elections for 19 vacant posts in the upper house.

An election official has already been appointed for the election and polling stations and polling booths have been identified. There are 2,025 voters for the election, including members of the provincial assembly and the chief and deputy chief of the municipality.

Candidates from seven women, three Dalits, two persons with disabilities or minorities and seven from other groups will be elected.