‘NC wins elections in 52% municipalities’


By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, June 10: Nepali Congress’s Local Level Election Monitoring, Evaluation and Observation Sub-committee on Thursday submitted its report to Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba.

The sub-committee was formed under NC vice-president Purna Bahadur Khadka-led local election mobilising committee. Sub-committee coordinator Pradeep Paudel handed over the report to Prime Minister Deuba at the latter’s official residence in Baluwatar.

Paudel submitted the report to Khadka as well.

Paudel informed that the report was prepared as per the direction given by the party on local level election-2022. The sub-committee had studied and analysed the election activities, mobilisation and coordination among the coalition parties at the ward level.

The proposal said the party had contested local level election in 423 municipalities alone and secured victory in 201 municipalities.

It secured victory in 128 of 209 municipalities where it had forged alliance with other parties.  The party secured victory in 329 positions of municipality chief thought it had contested in 632 municipalities across the country in total.

According to report, the party had secured victory in 52.05 per cent municipalities out of all contested municipalities and 43.7 per cent in total.

The party secured 416 executive posts without alliance and 213 executive posts through the alliance. The party won ward chiefs in 1,665 places.  The party concluded it had made progress in vote and positions in comparison to five years ago . 

Meanwhile, NC leader Pradeep Paudel informed he was eager to contest Federal Election from his home town.

Organising a press meet here, he said he believed the party would nominate him as a candidate from Tanahun Federal Constituency 2.

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