GAUSHALA: Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal has won the deputy and mayoral posts of Matihani Municipality in Mohattari district, Election Commission said.

Election Officer Shambhu Gautam said mayoral candidate Hari Prasad Mandal got victory with 3,403 votes, while, his nearest rival Mojim Rain got 1,597 votes.

Similarly, Shiva Devi Sah from the same party was elected to the post of deputy-mayoral. She received 3,170 votes while, her closest rival Nepali Congress Jumeda Khatun mustered 1,648 votes.

The third phase of local level elections in Province number 2 was held on September 18.