Vote count rescheduled at 1 pm in Biratnagar Metropolis (Update)
June 29, 2017 10:24 AM NPT
By: Ajit Tiwari
BIRATNAGAR, June 29: Parties have rescheduled the time for the beginning of vote count in Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City at 1 pm. Earlier, they had agreed to start vote count from 11:30 am in five places. They have also agreed to conduct vote count in a systematic and unquestionable manner.
Vote casting took place until late night on Wednesday. It took time to collect ballot papers from different polling booths. These two factors delayed the beginning of vote count.
Now preparations for vote count are being made in the full swing at Adarsha Mavi located in Biratnagar.
“Identity Cards are being made for party representatives and government staffs deployed for vote count now”, informed Chief Returning Officer Binod Pokharel. He added , “ We are making preparations for vote count in five places”.
Of a total of 1,12,832 voters, about 80,000 cast their votes in the election held on Wednesday.