Nepal Election in Photos

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John Child, The NewsBlaze Nepal Correspondent, in Kathmandu made a pictorial story about the Election in Nepal. The photos were taken in and around Kathmandu.

There are blue ballots for the first-past-the-post phase, red for the proportional vote. Only party symbols are listed, not candidates’ names, even on the first-past-the-post ballot. Voters register and leave their thumbprint on the stub at the top, then the ballot is torn off and given to them.

Ballots ready blue for the first past the post phase, red for the proportional vote. Only party symbols are listed, not candidates' names, even on the first past the post ballot. Voters register and leave their thumbprint on the stub at the top, then the ballot is torn off and given to them.
Ballots ready blue for the first-past-the-post phase, red for the proportional vote. Only party symbols are listed, not candidates’ names, even on the first-past-the-post ballot. Voters register and leave their thumbprint on the stub at the top, then the ballot is torn off and given to them.
A woman collects her first ballot as an election officer explains how to vote.
A woman collects her first ballot as an election officer explains how to vote.
A police officer stands guard at a voting booth.
A police officer stands guard at a voting booth.
Students relax under a Maoist banner.
Students relax under a Maoist banner.
Polling station in front of the Krishna Temple at Mangal Bazaar
Polling station in front of the Krishna Temple at Mangal Bazaar
Across from the polling station in Jawalakhel, royalist supporters put a fresh flower garland on the statue of King Birendra, assassinated in 2001.
Across from the polling station in Jawalakhel, royalist supporters put a fresh flower garland on the statue of King Birendra, assassinated in 2001.

John Child is The NewsBlaze Nepal Correspondent, a journalist in Kathmandu who writes about goings-on in and around Nepal and her neighbors.

John Child is The NewsBlaze Nepal Correspondent, a journalist in Kathmandu who writes about goings-on in and around Nepal and her neighbors.