Bajura, Dec 4 : Badri Prasad Pandey of the Nepali Congress has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives representing Bajura. He was elected with a total of 31,786 votes.
His nearest contender was Karna Bahadur Thapa of CPN (UML), who received 26,349 votes, according to the Office of the Chief Returning Officer, Bajura.
A former member of the National Assembly, Pandey has been elected to the House of Representatives for the first time. He was a member of the Constituent Assembly in 2070 and of the National Assembly in 2074.
Out of a total of 83,567 voters listed in the district, 59,757 votes were cast in the November 20 general elections. (RSS)