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Nepal local elections: First 100 results announced

Kathmandu, May 17 Of 283 local bodies that held elections on Sunday, results have been announced in 100 units so far. The CPN-UML is leading the vote count with 40 victories, closely followed by Nepali Congress which has won top posts in 37 places. CPN-UML (40) Province 3: Mahankal Rural Municipality, Lalitpur Jiri Municipality, Dolakha […]

Election 2017: Laxmi Pandey becomes first woman to be elected municipal chair

  Nawalparasi, May 17 Nepali Congress candidate Laxmi Pandey is probably the first ever woman candidate to get elected to the post of Chairperson in the local level elections held on Sunday. Pandey garnered 4,593 votes to become elected the chief of Hupsekot Rural Municipality whereas her contender Megh Bahadur Pulami of CPN-UML secured 4,358 […]