Nepal goes to polls for historic vote, first elections since end of civil war [Photos]

Nepal voted for the first time in a general election on Sunday since the civil war ended and the monarchy was abolished in the country

FP Staff November 26, 2017 19:02:00 IST
Nepalis voted for the first time in a general election on Sunday since the civil war ended and the monarchy was abolished in the country. AP
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Nepalis voted for the first time in a general election on Sunday since the civil war ended and the monarchy was abolished in the country. AP
The voting will happen in two phases. The second phase will be held on 7 December. AP
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The voting will happen in two phases. The second phase will be held on 7 December. AP
Many hope that the election, which will establish the country's first provincial assemblies, will end political turbulence in Kathmandu. AP
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Many hope that the election, which will establish the country's first provincial assemblies, will end political turbulence in Kathmandu. AP
Voting was stalled in three polling centres on Sunday. An explosive device was found at one centre while acid was reportedly sprinkled on ballot boxes at two others. AP
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Voting was stalled in three polling centres on Sunday. An explosive device was found at one centre while acid was reportedly sprinkled on ballot boxes at two others. AP
Around 3.2 million people across the north of the country are eligible to vote in Sunday's first phase. AP
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Around 3.2 million people across the north of the country are eligible to vote in Sunday's first phase. AP
Though people hope the elections to bring in change, analysts warn that the three parties that have dominated the political stage since years were expected to take most of the seats. AP
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Though people hope the elections to bring in change, analysts warn that the three parties that have dominated the political stage since years were expected to take most of the seats. AP