Renu Dahal leads Subedi by 63 votes in Bharatpur

Renu Dahal of CPN (Maoist Center) has extended lead over CPN-UML’s Bijay Subedi in the election for mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

Subedi, who is supported by RPP, and the common candidate of ruling coalition Dahal have taken turns at the top since the start of vote counting. Dahal has now eked out a 63-vote lead over Subedi as per the latest updates.

She has secured 6,019 votes while Subedi has got 5,956. The rebel candidate of Nepali Congress (NC) Jagannath Paudel is third at 2,937 with 18,047 votes counted until now.

NC candidate for deputy mayor Chitrasen Adhikari, meanwhile, has built a big lead over RPP’s Himala Gurung. Adhikari has secured 7,346 votes while Gurung is second with 4,883.

Published Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 11:15:00

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