Phungling, May 14(RSS): The ballot boxes of the polling
that took place at Yang in Phaktanglung rural municipality-7 in Taplejung
district will reach the vote-counting centre in three days due to the geographic
remoteness of the polling centre, according to the District Election Officer.
Although the helicopter would be
mobilised to ferry the ballot boxes to the vote-counting centre, the boxes could
not be flown due to the adverse weather.
The boxes carrying ballot papers
cast by 14 of 60 voters in this remote settlement are being carried by
Plain Dulal, Information officer at
the District Election Office, Taplejung shared that Yang, Olangchukgola, Ghunsa
and Gyapla were four polling stations in the remote area of the district.
Ballot boxes from three other polling
stations would reach the vote-counting place tonight while Yang's ballot boxes
will reach on Sunday, shared Dulal.
Yang, a village at 4,200 metres above sea level, has 11 households in total, mostly Sherpas.