48 parties submit PR list for Nov 20 elections

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Kathmandu: A total of 48 political parties have registered the list of their candidates under the proportional representation system for parliamentary elections to be held on November 20.

As per the data provided by the Election Commission of Nepal, 36 parties in Province 1, 36 in Madhesh, 40 in Bagmati, 31 in Gandaki, 32 in Lumbini, 28 in Karnali, and 34 in Sudurpaschim have provided the closed list for the Provincial Assembly elections.

According to the Election Commission, 68 parties had applied for the proportional representation system. The total number of seats in the House of Representatives under the proportional representational system is 110.