Cabinet decides to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Nov 20

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Kathmandu: The government has announced parliamentary and provincial elections for November 20.

A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Thursday decided to conduct the polls in a single phase on November 20 as per the agreement reached in the ruling alliance, said Minister for Land Management Sashi Shrestha.

A meeting of top leaders of the five-party alliance held on Wednesday had decided to hold polls in a single phase on November 20.

Earlier, the Election Commission had proposed to the government to hold the House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial elections in a single phase on November 18.