Nepal: New House of Representatives to be less inclusive

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Nepal: New House of Representatives to be less inclusive

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Nepal: New House of Representatives to be less inclusive (Picture: The Kathmandu Post)

As proportional representation votes are scattered among parties, women, Dalits, Janajatis will be underrepresented.

With most Dalit, Janajati and women candiates across parties failing to win the first-past-the-post (FPTP) elections for the House of Representatives, the upcoming parliament is set to become less inclusive than the last one.

As many as 35 Janajatis, eight women and only one Dalit have won parliament seats under the FPTP system of elections with almost all results from the November 20 elections already in.

Click here to read the full article published by The Kathmandu Post on 30 November 2022.

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