Kathmandu (Nepal): The counting process has begun on Monday after the first phase of local elections in Nepal, which was conducted after a gap of 20 years on Sunday. Here are all the LIVE updates on results:-
- Counting underway - click here to see results on Nepal's election commission website
- Counting is underway; results to be out soon
- Two representatives have been elected unopposed
- The elections conducted sought to elect leaders for 281 of the 283 local offices
- 73 percent turned out to vote amongst the 49,000 candidates running in the elections
- 34 districts conducted the elections for the local offices for the first time since 1997.
- Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav hoped the positive response in the first phase will pave way to a successful election in the second phase elections as well which begins on 14th June.
- Nepal transitioned from monarchy to parliamentary form of government in 2008 after a long drawn civil struggle.