CHITWAN, August 5: With 2, 800 out of 3, 302 votes counted in ward 20 of Bharatpuir Metropolitan City, CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is taking lead with 156 votes. She secured 42, 913 votes. Her closest rival of CPN-UML Devi Gyawali has secured 42757 votes
CHITWAN, August 5: With the preliminary vote count results of the final ward of Bharatpur Metropolitan City coming out, CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Yadav is inching closer to her rival Devi Gyawali of CPN-UML with a difference of 76 votes.
CHITWAN, August 4: A special measure has been taken for the security of the vote counting of the Baraptur repoll. The counting center has secured with barbed wire. The reelection was held today. Of the total 3, 797 voters, 2, 870 voters cast their votes, according to District Election Office Chief Hari Dhakal. In the first phase of local polls, as many as 2, 897 votes had been cast.
CHITWAN, August 4: The reelection is taking place in ward no. 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City after two and half months. The election had been cancelled after the CPN (Maoist Center) poll representatives torn off some ballot papers.
ACHHAM, June 30: Just like in the first phase of local elections, the electoral alliance of the ruling parties, Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center), has demanded re-polling. This time though, they have demanded re-polling at Chauparti Rural Municipality-4 and Sanphebagar Municipality-6 of Achham district.
KATHMANDU, June 3: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday instructed the local election officer to conduct a re-poll in ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, ending a week of confusion whether to resume vote counting there or go for a re-poll. But the main opposition CPN-UML has termed the decision ‘misfortunate’ and election experts warned that a merely straightforward interpretation of the law in resolving the Bharatpur incident could complicate future elections and weaken the election body.
KATHMANDU, June 3: The Election Commission's announcement to go for re-election in Bharatpur is inappropriate, wrong and ill-intended, opposition parties and even some partners in the ruling coalition said as they blasted the election body's “biased decision” to settle the disputes over the torn ballot papers.