NUWAKOT, Dec 10: Another senior leader of Nepali Congress succumbed to a defeat in Nuwakot. Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat, former finance minister lost by more than 8000 votes against rival Hit Bahadur Tamang of CPN (Maoist Center) in Constituency-1.
POKHARA, Dec 8: The Nepali Congress outweighed CPN-UML at Manang. However, this time, UML has broken Nepali Congress’s win after Polden Chopang Gurung, CPN-UML’s district chairperson defeated NC’s Tek Bahadur Gurung. Polden garnered 2300 votes while Gurung had 2021 votes. In 2064’s election, Dev Gurung of CPN-Maoist had won the election.
BIRATNAGAR, Nov 9: Due to its rich industrial legacy, Morang district has always been considered as an important strategic place by political parties. This is why the country's major parties are leaving no stone unturned to grab victories in the district these upcoming elections.
ROLPA, Nov 3: The CPN (Maoist Center) still has a strong hold in Rolpa district, the place of origin of the decade-long armed Maoist conflict. Of late, however, other parties have entered the district and created their own influence base, paving the way for an interesting electoral contest which would otherwise have been one-sided.
BIRATNAGAR, July 5: Nepali Congress (NC) has breached the CPN-UML 'red fort' comprising Letang, Sundarharaicha and Ratuwamai Municipalities as well as Kerabari Rural Municipality in Morang, in the second phase local polls. NC has also taken the lead in Belbari and Urlabari, another UML stronghold.
ROLPA, July 2: The Maoist grip on Rolpa, the district known as the center of origin of the decade-long armed insurgency, seems to be loosening with other parties making strategic wins in the recently held local elections in the district.