New political parties get election symbols

Kathmandu, September 26

The Election Commission has provided election symbols to new political parties for by-election scheduled for November 30.

The Commission’s meeting today decided to register political parties willing to contest by-election for the House of Representatives, Provincial assemblies and local levels, and to provide election symbols.

Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) was provided ‘Sun’ as its election symbol, while ‘Palm with five fingers’ was provided to Socialist Party and ‘Plough’ to the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (United).

Among others, Green Party Nepal got ‘trident’ as its election symbol, Nepal Democratic Party got ‘joined hands for greeting’, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) got ‘bull’, Sajha Party got ‘beam balance,’ Nepal Communist Party (United) got ‘sickle,’ and Nepali Congress (BP) got ‘urn’ as its symbol.