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गृहपृष्ठPoliticsDalit community sees representation of 28 PR members in province assemblies

Dalit community sees representation of 28 PR members in province assemblies


KATHMANDU – Twenty-eight members have been elected in seven province assemblies from Dalit community under the Proportional Representation (PR) electoral system.

According to the Election Commission-disclosed list of province assembly members elected under PR category, Kamala Darnal (Terhathum) from CPN (UML), Sunita Kumari Gurung (Sunsari) from Nepali Congress, Sapana Darji (Sunsari) from CPN (Maoist Centre) and Gopal Bahadur Biswokarma (Jhapa) from Rastriya Prajatantra Party have been elected as province assembly member in the Province-1.

Likewise, Sakuntali Devi (Sarlahi) and Nilam Kumari Rajak (Saptari) from NC, Palati Devi Mahara (Dhanusha) from CPN (UML), Ranju Kumari Mandal (Saptari) from Janamat Party, Lalita Das (Siraha) from Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal, Sharad Das Pahadi (Dhanusha) from Maoist Centre and Kishori Devi (Rautahat) from CPN (Unified Socialist) have been elected as province assembly members from Dalit community in the Madhes Province under PR category.

As per the list disclosed by EC on Wednesday, Balkumari Bioswokarma (Kathmandu) from UML and Suna Pariyar (Kathmandu) from NC were elected as PR members in Bagmati province. Govinda Bahadur Nepali (Baglung) and Nanda Kala Damai Nepali (Kaski) from UML, Dilmaya Pauwi (Baglung) and Tika Kumari Basyal (Lamjung) from NC and Damayanti Ruchal (Nawalparasi Bardaghat Susta East) from Maoist Centre were elected in the Gandaki Province under PR category.

Likewise, in the Lumbini Province, Indra Kumari Gahatraj (Palpa) and Rekha Kumari Sharma (Dang) from UML, Loki Kumari BK (Dang) from NC and Yam Bahadur Nepali Sarki (Gulmi) from Maoist Centre were elected as PR members from Dalit community.

As per the results, Karnali Province has Gamata BK (Dailekh) from UML, Laxmi Sunar (Salyan) from NC and Urmila Biswokarma (Rolpa) from Maoist Centre as province assembly members from Dali community under PR category.

Similarly, Hira Sarki (Kanchanpur) from UML, Lalita Sunar (Kailali) from NC and Laxmi BK (Darchula) from Maoist Centre were elected in the Sudurpaschim Province.

It may be noted that Sita Sundas (Gandaki) and Rana Singh Pariyar (Karnali) were only elected from Dalit community in the first-past-the-post electoral system in the province. With this, the representation of Daliut community has reached 30 in province assemblies.

Likewise, Dalit community has a representation of 15 elected members in the House of Representatives (HoR) under PR category. Only elected under PPTP category was Chhabilal Biswokarma from Rupandehi-1. As informed, Dali community has a total of 16 members elected under the PR and PPTP electoral categories in HoR.





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