Kathmandu, Nov 24: The counting of votes under the elections to the Member of the House of Representatives and Provinces Assembly is going on. According to the Election Commission, in the counting till this afternoon, the Nepali Congress (NC) has won the highest number of seats: 30 towards the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system.
The party has clinched its victory in 30 seats, out of 165. Yogesh Gauchan Thakali was the first candidate to secure the victory for the party from Mustang.
Party central President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel, general secretaries Gagan Kumar Thapa and Bishwa Prakash Sharma, leaders Prakash Man Singh, Dr Shashanka Koirala, Dilendra Prasad Badu and Ramesh Lekhak have secured their places in the HoR.
Other winning candidates from the party are Bir Bahadur Balayar, Pradeep Poudel, Santosh Chalise, Rajan KC, Uday Shamser JB Rana, Durlav Thapa Chhetri, Mohan Acharya, Ramhari Khatiwada, Ajay Kumar Chaurasiya, Ramesh Rijal, Shyam Kumar Ghimire, Tek Bahadur Gurung, Kishore Singh Rathore, Dikpal Kumar Shahi, Hridayram Thani, Pushpa Bahadur Shah, Narayan Prasad Saud, Shankar Bhandari, Rajendra Bajgain, Dev Prasad Timilsina and Kham Bahadur Garbuja.
Similarly, CPN (UML) has won the 17 seats. The elected candidates are party Chair KP Sharma Oli, Prithvi Subba Gurung, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, Gokarna Raj Bist, Krishna Gopal Shrestha, Top Bahadur Raymajhi, Rajendra Kumar Rai, Lal Prasad ( LP) Sawa Limbu, Dev Raj Ghimire, Ambar Bahadur Rayamajhi, Manbir Rai, Raj Kumar Gupta, Mahesh Kumar Bartaula, Prem Bahadur Maharjan, Bidya Bhattarai, Padam Giri and Basudev Ghimire.
The CPN ( Maoist Centre) has secured its victory in nine constituencies and the elected candidates are party Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, leaders Barshaman Pun, Shakti Bahadur Basnet, Devendra Poudel, Raj Kumar Rai, Lekhnath Dahal, Rekha Sharma, Purna Bahadur Bishwokarma and Madhav Sapkota.
Likewise, the CPN (Unified Socialist) has won six seats and the winning candidates are party Chair Madhav Kumar Nepal, leaders Krishna Kumar Shrestha, Prakash Jwala, Sher Bahadur Kunwar, Prem Bahadur Ale and Bhanu Bhakta Joshi.
The Rashtriya Swatantra Party has secured its victory in five constituencies and the elected are party Chair Rabi Lamichhane, Shobhita Gautam, Shishir Khanal, Ganesh Parajuli, and Biraj Bhakta Shrestha.
The Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has won three seats and the winning candidates are Dhawal Shamsher Rana, Deepak Bahadur Singh and Gyan Bahadur Shahi.
The Loktantrik Samajbadi Party has clinched its victory in two constituencies and the elected members are Sarvendra Nath Shukla and Ram Prakash Chaudhary.
The Janamat Party’s Chandra Kant Raut, independent candidate Lalbir Chaudhary and Nagarik Unmukti Party’s Ganga Ram Chaudhary have won each seat. (RSS)