Tag: Nepalelection

Vote count halted in Garuda as Nepali Congress ward chair candidate wins by 1 vote

Rautahat, September 20 The counting of votes in Garuda Municipality of Rautahat district has been halted after Nepali Congress candidate for a ward chairperson has been declared the winner on Wednesday afternoon. Krishna Kumar Sahani was declared the winner in the race of chairperson of ward 3 in the Municipality as he received 308 votes […]

First full results from Phase-III: RJPN opens account

Dhanusha, September 20 The complete results of voting held under the local level elections in eight districts of Province 2 have begun to come out. The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, which had boycotted the first and second phases of the polls, has become the party to register the victory in the first phase as its […]

Poll partnership with any party is possible, but not Naya Shakti: Dahal

Gorkha, September 20 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says his party can form alliance with any party, except the Naya Shakti Party Nepal led by former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary polls. “We partnered with various parties as per our convenience in various phases of local level elections,” Dahal […]

Nepali Congress expands Dashain tea party to provincial constituencies

Kathmandu, September 19 The ruling Nepali Congress has decided to expand the tea party programme, which it organises every year on the occasion of Dashain festival, to provincial constituencies this year, considering the elections of provincial assemblies in seven provinces scheduled for November 26 and December 7. The party has been holding a tea party […]

Birgunj: Counting begins after parties drop CCTV demand

Birgunj, September 19 The counting of votes from the local level elections held yesterday has finally begun in Birgunj after 21 hours of conclusion of voting. Earlier, the counting could not have begun as political parties demanded that CCTVs be installed at the counting hall to prevent any incident of rigging and consequent dispute. However, […]

Commission corrects turnout estimate, says 77 per cent votes cast in Province 2

Kathmandu, September 19 The Election Commission has corrected its primary estimate of turnout of voters during the third phase of local level elections held yesterday, claiming around 77 per cent voters used their democratic right in eight districts of Province 2. The constitutional body had said the turnout was around 73 per cent as soon […]