A general election for the Constituent Assembly was held in Nepal on 10 April 2008, Associated Press (The Hindu), 11 January 2008., PTI (The Hindu), 24 June 2007. The Nepalese Constituent Assembly will draft a new constitution; it will therefore decide, amongst other things, on the issue of federalism. The number of eligible voters was around 17.5 million. Xinhua (People's Daily Online), 28 March 2007.
The Election Constituency Delimitation Commission recommended the following number and distribution of seats: 335 members would be elected through a proportionate electoral system, 240 members through election in constituencies and 17 on... Read More