Two alliances neck and neck in Lamjung

Lamjung, November 3

A tough competition is expected between the democratic and left alliances in the upcoming elections in Lamjung.

As per the votes secured by the chiefs of all local units in the recently concluded civic polls in the district, the leftist alliance is ahead of the democratic alliance by a margin of 1,296 votes. The votes garnered by the chiefs of local units representing CPN-UML and CPN-MC in the local elections totals up 33,633, against 32,337 of Nepali Congress. Other political parties’ candidates for chief had garnered a meager 3,868 votes in the district.

Similarly, the election result of the second Constituent Assembly also indicates a tough competition between the two alliances this time. While NC had gained some 25,176 votes in the entire district, UML had secured 25,402 votes. Besides, then UCPN-Maoist had secured more than 11,000 votes from there.

According to the latest data of the District Election Office, an additional 9,457 voters have been added to the previous number of 105,992. The district has seen nomination of Nepali Congress former central member and former state affairs committee president Dil Bahadur Gharti and leftist alliance’s Dev Prasad Gurung (CPN-MC) for the parliamentary seat.