Nepal Election 2022 : Ahead of Nepal’s parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, political analysts here are predicting a hung parliament and a government that is unlikely to bring political stability to the Himalayan nation. Is. There are two major political alliances in the country for the general elections to be held on November 20. The Nepali Congress-led ruling coalition includes the CPN-Maoist Centre, CPN-Unified Socialist and the Madhes-based Loktantrik Samajwadi Party, while the CPN-UML-led coalition includes the pro-Hindu Rashtriya Prajatantra Party and the Madhes-based Janata Samajwadi Party.< /p>
Political analysts have predicted that the ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will emerge victorious in the parliamentary elections, with the Nepali Congress emerging as the largest party. Political observers say that K. The CPN-UML (Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist)) led by P. Sharma Oli will emerge as the second largest party. This time many new political parties and many independent candidates are in the fray, who are some of the veterans of major political parties. giving a tough challenge to.
Political stability unlikely in Nepal
A political analyst Rajesh Ahiraj said that this time there is less enthusiasm among the people regarding the elections. He said, ‘‘There is no possibility of peace and political stability in the country after the elections. No party is likely to get a majority in the elections and it will take a long time for them to form a new government, and even after a negotiated government is formed, stability is unlikely.
India and China need to continue balanced relations
On the foreign policy priorities of the new government, the official said ‘‘As far as foreign policy is concerned, the next government of Nepal needs to continue balanced relations with both our neighbors (India and China).’ ;’ He said, ‘There is little chance of a major change in the current policy priorities.’’ However, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Daman Nath Dhungana, believes that Nepal’s relations with neighboring countries will largely depend on how the new government will be formed and who will lead it. They said, "Though both India and China are equally important to us, India is much closer to Nepal because of cultural and religious affinity and economic integrity. Nepal needs to attract more foreign investment using economic diplomacy to make the country prosperous"
How many provinces have how many voters in Nepal
Voting for the dual elections in the Himalayan country will be held in a single phase. One crore 79 lakh people are eligible to vote in seven provinces of the country. Out of a total of 275 members of the Federal Parliament, 165 will be elected by direct vote, while the remaining 110 will be elected by the proportional method. Similarly, out of total 550 members of the provincial assembly, 330 will be directly elected and 220 will be elected proportionally.