somersby

Court orders new Dasharath Chand mayor not to assume office now

Newly elected mayor of Dasharath Chand Municipality in Baitadi district, Narendra Singh Thapa

Baitadi, July 5

The Dipayal High Court has ordered newly elected mayor of Dasharath Chand Municipality in Baitadi district, Narendra Singh Thapa, not to assume office for now.

The Mahendranagar-based bench of judge Yagya Prasad Basyal handed down the interim order in response to a writ filed by Thapa’s closest rival, Pushkar Raj Joshi of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party.

As per the election results, Thapa of Nepali Congress had received 62 votes more than Joshi.

But, the RPP has accused election officials of rigging the poll results and working in cahoots with the Nepali Congress to make Thapa victorious.

The RPP has announced it will not accept the announced results as the counting officials also counted ballots marked with fingerprints though the RPP representatives had expressed their discontent.

The party has demanded that the Court quash the poll results and recount the ballot papers.

 

 


Published on July 5th, Wednesday, 2017 5:36 PM


Download Onlinekhabar App. Android click here & IOS click here . Keep in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube.

Related News Baitadi Police Office sealed off as jailbird contracts Covid-19 Baitadi: 5 health points set up on Nepal-India border Nepal moves eight positions up in Democracy Index thanks to successful polls

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Like This