KATHMANDU: A total of 21 political parties have been registered in the Election Commission (EC) for the National Assembly election, according to the EC. The 21 parties have been registered until January 12, the last date for the process, informed the EC’s Spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal.
The listed parties include CPN (UML), Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre), Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal Federal Socialist Party, Nepal Workers Peasants Party, Federal Democratic National Manch, Bahujan Shakti Party, Nepal Pariwar Dal, Rastriya Janamorcha, Nepal Naulo Janawadi, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) and Bibeksheel Sajha Party.
According to Dhakal, the other political parties registered in the EC for the National Assembly election includes Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Nepal Dalit Party, Rastriya Janata Party, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Bahujan Samajbadi Party, Gandhibadi Party Nepal, Nepali Janata Dal, and Rastriya Mukti Andolan Nepal Party.
Fifty-six members would be elected in the National Assembly with equal eight members from each province.