First phase of Nepal elections sees high turnout

More than 60 percent of the over three million registered voters cast their ballots to choose federal parliament and provincial assemblies.

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    There has been a high turnout in Nepal's parliamentary and provincial elections, which mark the final stage of a peace process that started in 2006. The aim is to turn Nepal into a federal, democratic Republic.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Manang District.


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