Nepal elections: Thousands of candidates in parliamentary race

Nepal elections: thousands of candidates in parliamentary race

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Nepal is set to hold federal elections on Sunday.

Almost 300 parliamentary seats are up for grabs.

Veteran politicians are considered the frontrunners, but there are more independent candidates than ever before.

In fact, thousands of candidates have thrown their hats in the ring.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Lo has this report from Kathmandu.

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Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign country in South Asia. It is mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is landlocked, and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic country, with Nepali as the official language.

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