Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s Nepali Congress-led ruling coalition was on Friday heading towards winning a clear majority in Nepal’s parliamentary elections with the alliance bagging 64 seats out of the 118 declared In the 275-member House of Representatives, 165 will be elected through direct voting, while the remaining 110 will be elected through a proportional electoral system.

A party or a coalition needs 138 seats to win a clear majority.

The Nepali Congress was set to emerge as the single-largest party after winning 39 seats alone under the direct voting system.


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