Local election: 10,640 polling stations

The Election Commission has fixed the number of polling stations and voting centres for the May 14 local election in all 75 districts across the seven provinces in Nepal.

There are a total of 10,640 voting stations and 18,572 voting centres across the country for the upcoming local election, according to Spokesperson, Surya Prasad Sharma. Kathmandu district has the largest number of voting centres — 686 while Manang has the lowest — only 28.

Meanwhile, the Election Commission has uploaded the sample ballot papers on its website. Six types of ballot papers are printed for the upcoming local election.

The ballot paper contains the election symbols of the political parties representing in the Legislature-Parliament in the upper rows followed by the election symbols of the independent candidates.

Nepal is holding the local elections for four metropolis, 13 sub metropolis, 246 municipality and 481 rural municipalities.

This election has the mandatory provision to pick 13360 women leaders including 6,680 dalit women leaders. RSS