PHUNGLING, May 19: Taplejung district has witnessed the completion of vote-counting in all nine local units.
Nepali Congress (NC) has registered victory in four local units of the district. Similarly, the CPN-UML has secured wins in three and the CPN (Maoist Center) in two local units.
According to the results made public, NC candidates have secured wins as mayor in Phungling Municipality and as chairpersons in Mikwakhola, Meringden and Sirijunga rural municipalities.
Likewise, the UML registered its win in Aathrai Triveni, Sidingwa and Pathivara Yangwark rural municipalities. The CPN (Maoist Center) has won Phaktanglung and Maiwakhola rural municipalities, according to the Returning Officer.
Similarly, the NC has clinched the posts of vice-chairpersons in Phaktanglung and Maiwakhola while the UML has won the post of deputy mayor in Phungling Municipality and vice-chairpersons in Aathrai Triveni and Pathivara Yangwarak rural municipalities.
The Maoist Center has won the post of vice-chair in Mikwakhola, Sidingwa and Sirijunga rural municipalities. The CPN (Unified Socialist) has won vice-chair in Meringden.
Out of 61 wards of nine local units, UML has registered its win in 30, NC in 15, Maoist in 10, Unified Socialist in two and Federal Limbuwan Forum in one ward. Independent candidates have registered victories in four wards.