Top leaders of the five-party ruling alliance are meeting this afternoon to deliberate on the situation following the elections to the Member of House of Representatives and Province Assembly.
The meeting, scheduled for 3pm at the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar, will make an assessment of the election results as well as discuss other contemporary topics, CPN (Unified Socialist) General Secretary Beduram Bhusal said. The meeting will discuss the formation of a new government as well.
The five-party coalition comprises the Nepali Congress, the CPN (Maoist Centre), CPN (Unified Socialist), the Lokatantrik Samajbadi Party-Nepal and the Rastriya Janamorcha.
The Nepali Congress has won 57 seats and the Maoist Centre 18 under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system in the elections to the HoR and Province Assembly held on November 20.
Similarly, the Unified Socialist has won 10 seats, the Loktantrik Samajbadi Party four and the Rastriya Janamorcha one seat in the elections.
The top brass of the Congress, the Maoist Centre and the Unified Socialist have said that the new government would be formed under the leadership of the present ruling alliance.