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Oli has effectively become a caretaker prime minister and will need to make way for a new government. But is the political drama prudent in the midst of a pandemic?
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2 percent elected to head rural or urban municipalities, 1 percent elected to head wards
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The campaigns revealed that either the idea of provinces hasn’t yet filtered down to the street level, or the federal project has been deliberately weakened
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Despite the outsized impact that migrant workers have on Nepal, they are still unable to vote in elections as Nepal has no provisions for absentee voting.
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The chronic in-fighting between Oli and Dahal has reached a point where a party split looks imminent
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Candidates for the local level elections are advertising more and more on social media, especially Facebook, presenting the Election Commission with new problems it must account for.
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Patriarchy alone is not a sufficient explanation for the lack of women in candidate selection for the recently held local elections.