Kathmandu: Out of over 9.3 million votes counted so far under the proportional representation, the CPN (UML) is leading with 2,534,323 votes. The Nepali Congress is following with 2,399,831.
Similarly, the Rastriya Swatantra Party has got 1,063,718, the CPN (Maoist Center) 1,062,747, the Rastriya Prajatantra Party 545,656 and the Janata Samajwadi Party 326,372. The Janamat Party and the CPN (Unified Socialist) are struggling to cross the threshold with 262,826 and 252,027 votes respectively.
According to the EC, the Nagarik Unmukti Party has got 237,962 votes, the Loktantrik Samajbadi Party 127,918, the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party 72,800, the Hamro Nepali Party 52,843, the Mangol National Organisation 45,663, the Rastriya Janamorcha 44,873, the Nepal Sanghiya Samajbadi party 31,229 and the CPN (ML) 26,971.
A total of 47 parties had participated under the PR. Likewise, the EC has continued the counting of PR votes of provinces. A total of 1,584,869 votes have been counted so far in Province 1. Similarly, 1,625,758 votes were counted in Madhes Province, 1,598,434 in Bagmati Province, 918,839 in Gandaki Province, 1,859,062 in Lumbini Province, 577,829 in Karnali Province and 807,138 in Sudurpaschim Province.