724 candidates had their deposit seized

Published On: July 12, 2017 03:09 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

DAND, July 12: Of the 2,382 candidates who contested the June 28 local level elections from the district, 724 had their deposit amount seized. 

They had their surety seized after failing to bring at least 10 per cent of the total votes cast, according to the District Election Office. Surprisingly, some of the candidates did not even get a single vote.

Altogether 156 candidates had their deposit seized in the election to Ghorahi sub-metropolis alone, according to election officer Bijaya Karki. RSS 

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