Monday, 24 January 2022 12:08 AM
February 7, 2018 05:47 PM NPT
DOTI, Feb 7: Two candidates have been elected to the National Assembly from Province 7 representing leftist alliance.
Those elected are Mahesh Kumar Mahara from physically impaired category and Chakra Prasad Snehi from Dalit community.
Mahara and Snehi received 3, 708 votes each to become the NA member.
Similarly, Sheriram Karki of Nepali Congress got 1,890 votes.
Two lawmakers of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Krishna Bahadur Chaudhary and Malmati Rana Tharu did not participate in the elections to cast their votes.
Of the total eight seats allocated for Province 7, six candidates have already been elected unopposed.
Those elected unopposed under open category are Nepali Congress (NC) central member Badri Prasad Pandey, UML candidate of Achham Sher Bahadur Kunwar and CPN (Maoist Center) member Hare Ram Chaudhary.
Similarly, UML candidates Kamala Oli, Indu Kadariya, and NC candidate Tara Devi Bhatta have been elected unoposed under women quota.
The election was held from 10 am to 3 pm.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Province 2 has won two consecutive matches in the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Inter-province U-16 Cricket Tournament, defeating...
KATHMANDU Feb 10 : CPN-UMLleader Arjun Thapa has been elected as the Speaker for Provincial Parliament of Province-7. He was...
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Nearly half of the total 56 members of the upper house to be elected have been elected unopposed.