Left Alliance secures two-third majority under FPTP category

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KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The Left Alliance has secured two-third majority in the Federal Parliament under the first-past-the-post electoral system. The election partners CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), altogether, have won 112 House of Representative seats under FPTP category, which completes the two-third of the total 165 seats.

UML has emerged victorious in 76 constituencies with 5 still leading, whereas Maoist Center has won in 36 constituencies. Also, Rastriya Janamorcha, who allied with the left alliance has won one seat, making 113 total for the left alliance.

The left alliance still needs 74 more seats to mark a complete two-third majority—which is 184 seats– as the total seats of House of Representative is 275, including both FPTP and Proportional Representation category.

Meanwhile, the ruling party Nepali Congress—the largest party of the second Constitution Assembly election 2013 (105 of 240 seats)—has only secured victory in 21 constituencies.

Likewise, the regional parties Federal Socialist Forum Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has won in 10 constituencies each.

Also, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Naya Shakti Party, Rastriya Janamorcha and Nepal Workers and Peasants Party has won in one constituencies each.