December 2, 2019 04:21 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The entire results of the November 30 by-election for the House of Representatives (HoR) member, State Assembly (SA) members and local representatives have been declared. The election was held for 52 posts at the three-levels and the results gave an inclusive colour, the Election Commission said.
The major ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has secured its victory in 30 seats while the Nepali Congress (NC) secured 13 seats followed by four seats of the Socialist Party and three by Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN).
One independent candidate also clinched a victory in the by-election. The NCP wins one HoR seat, one SA seat, three rural municipality chair seats, one vice chair and 24 ward chairs.
The NC won the one SA seat, the sub-metropolis mayoral post and 11 ward chairs. The Socialist Party candidates secured three ward chair posts and the RJPN enjoyed its victory in three ward chair posts. Rastriya Janamorcha Party won the SA election in Baglung with the support of NCP while the independent candidate secured the ward chair post in Pyuthan.
The NCP repeats its win in the Kaski constituency-2 the NC added one more SA seat from Bhaktapur- 1(a) and the mayoral post from Dharan sub-metropolis to its name. The by-election brought seven women, seven people from the Madhesi community, 18 from indigenous nationalities and one from the minority community.