Invalid votes in the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category of the federal parliament election averaged at 5.18 percent throughout the country, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav said during a media interaction in the Capital on Wednesday.
Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashank Koirala, who won the election to the House of Representative from East Nawalparasi-1, is the lone NC representative to the federal parliament from Province 4.
For all promises to promote the principle of inclusion in every sector, the country failed to see enough female leaders making into the House of Representatives through the elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category.
The CPN-UML has emerged victorious in 77 federal constituencies and is leading in 4 constituencies so far. The party has won the election in 162 provincial constituencies and is leading in 4 provincial constituencies.