Nepal elections: Voting underway across countryPeople queued up at their respective polling stations since 7am on Sunday to exercise their franchise.
Voting in the elections of the House of Representatives and provincial assembly is underway across the country on Sunday. The voting started at 7am.
Voters have reached polling stations since early morning.
A total of 10,892 polling stations and 22,227 polling centres have been established besides 141 temporary booths for civil servants, security personnel, prisoners and people living in old-age homes to vote.
Approximately 300,000 security personnel, including from Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and the National Intelligence Department, will be deployed during the elections. They are assisted by 115,000 temporary police recruits, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The voting will continue till 5 pm.
Here are some photos of the elections.