Nepali Congress (NC candidates have emerged victorious as the chairperson and vice-chairperson of Raghuganga Rural Municipality in Myagdi district.
According to the decision, only authorized persons will be allowed in the vote-counting place; mobile phones will be restricted, and political parties' representatives will be allowed in the number mentioned as in the Commission's rules.
Out of the total 104 Wards of 13 local levels in Dhading, the final result of the vote-counting of 21 Wards has been made public.
Prem Bahadur Singh, assistant returning officer of the rural municipality, informed that Jaisi and Thapa have been elected.
By Raju Lamechane, West-Rukum, May 15: CPN (Maoist Center) candidates have been elected the Ward Chair in four wards while Nepali Congress candidates have been elected the Ward Chair in two wards of the Sanibheri Rural Municipality in West Rukum district.So far, the vote counting of 6 wards has been completed, according to the office of the returning officer. Maoist Center candidates got elected in Wards 1, 2, 3 and 6 while NC candidates got the victory in Wards 4 and 5.
An all-party meeting held to settle the dispute decided to approve the vote if the plus area of the swastika sign is clear on the election symbol.
The ruling five parties had fielded their candidates for the local level forging an electoral alliance, but Budha and Chhantyal had objected to the electoral alliance, fielding themselves as chairperson and vice-chairpersons respectively.
Subedi garnered 3,200 votes to win in the local level election held on May 13. His nearest rival from Nepali Congress (NC) Bhade Buda Magar secured 2,544 votes. Budha Magar is also the outgoing Chairperson of the same municipality.
Reelection took place at center-2 (Dakneshowri Municipality in Saptari district), center-1 (each at Raskot and Pachaljharana Rural Municipalities in Kalikot) and center-2 (Jayaprithivi Municipality in Bajhang), according to the Election Commission. The EC said that security was tightened at the polling centers. Of the postponed election in various 85 polling centers, a date had been set for reelection in 19.
The EC has urged the federal as well as provincial governments to prioritise deploying the employees for the task of vote counting so that the task is completed in time.
Maoist Center candidate for the Chairman of the RM, Rhishikeshav Budhamagar 'Sabin', secured 2,122 votes to get elected while his nearest rival Darjit Rokamagar, an independent candidate supported by the Nepali Congress and CPN (UML), got 1505 votes.
Ganesh Khadka, Chief of Barah Dal Company, Rani Ban, said that the ballot boxes from three polling stations in Limi have been transported to the Rural Municipality center Yalwang by a NA Helicopter for counting.
Independent candidate for the post of mayor in the local level election, Balendra Saha, continues to lead in the vote tally.