KATHMANDU: The Election Committee of Nepali Congress (NC) has announced the names of 25 candidates who have won the Central Working Committee membership under the open category, on Monday.
Among the 3,148 votes, Shekhar Koirala polled the highest of 1,848 votes, followed by Khum Bahadur Khadka (1,846) and Prakash Man Singh (1,795), as informed by the the NC Election Committee.
A total of 90 candidates had filed their candidacy in the election for the posts in the Central Working Committee (CWC) held on March 6.
The party has already elected Sher Bahadur Deuba as its new President, Shashanka Koirala as its General Secretary and Sita Devi Yadav as its Treasurer in the election held during the party’s 13th General Convention.
Apart from this, results for the 14 posts from the provincial representation are yet to be announced. The results are expected to be published by this evening.
The party has already elected 22 CWC members including one from Muslim reservation, six from women reservation and five from Janajati, Madhesi and Dalit groups each.
नव निर्वाचित सम्पूर्ण साथीहरुलाई हार्दिक वधाई । लोकतान्त्रिक विधिमा सहभागिता जनाउनुहुने सवैमा निरन्तर लगावको कामना । जय नेपाल ।
— Sher Bahadur Deuba (@DeubaSherbdr) March 14, 2016
|2.||Khum Bahadur Khadka||1,846|
|3.||Prakash Man Singh||1,795|
|4.||Kul Bahadur Gurung||1,773|
|7.||Bal Krishna Khand||1,704|
|8.||Dhan Raj Gurung||1,697|
|10.||Purna Bahadur Khadka||1,686|
|12.||Bal Bahadur KC||1,674|
|14.||Bishwa Prakash Sharma||1,620|
|16.||Ram Sharan Mahat||1,611|
|19.||Gyanendra Bahadur Karki||1,502|
|20.||Gopal Man Shrestha||1,499|
|22.||Prakash Sharan Mahat||1,491|