In Nepal polling is underway for 2nd and final phase of parliamentary, provincial elections

In Nepal, polling is underway for the second and final phase of Parliamentary and provincial elections. As many as 128 constituencies of House of Representatives and 256 of Provincial Assemblies in 45 districts are going to polls in this phase. 

Over 4480 candidates are trying their luck in this final phase. Over 15340 polling centres have been set put for more than one crore 22 lakh voters. The voting will continue till 5 in the evening. Our Kathmandu correspondent reports that elaborate security arrangements have been made for free, fair and peaceful elections.

Nepal-India border has been sealed and security personnel from both the countries jointly patrolling in the border areas. President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have appealed the people of Nepal to enthusiastically participate in the elections.