KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress candidate Ghanshyam Giri has emerged victorious as a mayor of Chandragiri Municipality, on the western outskirts of Kathmandu, as RSS reported.

Giri secured 13,309 votes and edged his closest rival UML"s Prahlad Karki by 2,888 votes.

However, UML's Lisa Nakarmi was elected as deputy mayor of the Municipality. She received 11,834 votes.