KHOTANG: Four candidates registered their candidacy for the post of ward chairman of Sakela Rural Municipality in Khotang on Wednesday. The by-election was scheduled to be held for the vacant post after the death of ward Chairperson Mani Kumar Rai on April 22.
Shiva Kala Rai of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Sukra Bahadur Tamang of Nepali Congress, Ramesh Rai of Socialist Party-Nepal and Indra Bahadur Khadka of Rastriya Prajatantra Party have registered their candidacies at the chief election officer’s office in Manebhanjyang. Chief Election Officer Matrika Prasad Acharya said that 1,303 voters would cast their votes for the by-election. — HN
A version of this article appears in print on November 14, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.