Nepal | June 19, 2019

CPN-UML wins in 25 local levels in Province 1

Himalayan News Service
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UML candidates and cadres participating in a rally to celebrate the party’s victory in the local level elections in Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City, on Saturday, July 01, 2017. Photo: THT

Biratnagar, July 1

As per the results of second phase of civic polls in Province 1 till this evening, the CPN-UML has secured victory in 25 local levels while the Nepali Congress and the CPN-Maoist Centre have clinched victory in 11 and six local bodies respectively.

UML candidates were elected as the chair in Mikwakhola Rural Municipality in Taplejung and in Hilihang and Kummyak rural municipalities in Panchthar, Sandakpur Rural Municipality, Chulachuli Rural Municipality, Sankhuwasabha’s Madi Municipality, and Sabhapokhari Rural Municipality in Ilam, Menchheyam and Chhathar rural municipalities in Terhathum, Hatuwagadhi, Pauwadumba, Timke, Maiyum and Ram Prasad Rai rural municipalities Bhojpur, Lamidanda, Jantedhunga, and Kepilasgadhi rural municipalities in Khotang, Pakribash Municipality in Dhankuta, Chhintang Sahidbhumi Rural Municipality, Chhathar Jorpati and Chaubishe rural municipalities in Khotang. Likewise, UML clinched victory in Solukhumbhu’s Dudhkoshi Rural Municipality and Udayapur’s Tapli, Rautamai and Udayapurgadhi rural municipalities.

The Nepali Congress has secured victory in 11 local levels in province no 1. The NC clinched victory in Taplejung’s Meringden and Triveni Athrai rural municipalities. The NC also won in Panchthar’s Tumbewa and Okhaldhunga’s Champadevi rural municipalities,

Sankhuwasabha’s Chichila, Bhotkhola and Silichung rural municipalities. Similarly, Khotang’s Diprung and Aishelukhrka rural municipalities went to NC’s pocket. Similarly, NC secured victory in Bhojpur’s Bhojpur Municipality and Arun Rural Municipality.

The CPN-MC won in Solukhumbu’s Likhupike Rural Municipality and Mahakulung Rural Municipality, Okhaldhunga’s Chisankhugadhi Rural Municipality, Khotang’s Sakela Rural Municipality, Bhojpur’s Amchowk Rural Municipality, and Udayapur’s Sunkhoshi Rural Municipality.


A version of this article appears in print on July 02, 2017 of The Himalayan Times.


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