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Parliament

The Constitution of Nepal -1990 has provisioned for the king-in-parliament which includes His Majesty, House of Representatives and National assembly.


His Majesty <Top>
According to the Constitution of Nepal-1990, "His Majesty" means His Majesty the King for the time being reigning, being a descendant of the Great King Prithvi Narayan Shah and an adherent of Aryan culture and the Hindu religion."

His Majesty may address either House or a joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament, and He may summon the members for that purpose.

His Majesty addresses the first session after an election to the House of Representatives, and a joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament after the commencement of the first session of each year.

House of Representatives <Top>
205 members; elected by plurality vote from 75 singles and multi-seat districts, 5 year terms.

Speaker: Taranath Ranabhat, elected by open ballot majority vote of members

Present Composition of House of Representatives

Party
Seats
Total Votes
Vote %
Nepali Congress
111
3214068
38
Communist Party of Nepal (UML)
71
2728725
32
Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Thapa)
11
899511
11
Nepal Sadbhavana Party
5
277239
3
Rastriya Jana Morcha
5
121394
1
Samyukta Janmorcha Nepal
1
70119
1
Nepal Workers and Peasants Party
1
48015
1
For more details go to Election Database

National Assembly <Top>
60 members; 35 elected by single-transferable vote of the House of Representatives, 15 indirectly elected by single-transferable vote of regional electoral colleges from single-seat constituencies among 5 Regional Development Areas, 10 appointed by the King; 6 year term (3 cycles)

Chairman: Dr. Mohammad Mohasin



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