KATHMANDU, May 27: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has extended his best wishes to the newly-elected mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Balendra Shah.
Dahal said, "The way Balen came to Kathmandu and won the election, I have taken it in a positive way. I think the way he has come forward is a positive thing for the political parties as well. He has also given a message to all the political parties. I want to congratulate him for winning the local level election.”
Independent candidate Balendra Shah has been elected the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) by receiving 61,767 votes in the local polls held on May 13.