LAHAN: The counting of votes has resumed in Lahan Municipality of Siraha district from this morning.

The counting was halted from 2:00pm on Tuesday as the representatives of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal demanded recounting of votes in ward number 3 of the Municipality after the Nepali Congress candidate for the ward chair started leading the vote tally. The counting was resumed from 6:00 am today after an agreement was reached between the election officials and the party representatives to seal the ballot boxes, which have been already opened and counted, for recount at the disputed ward while continuing the counting at the rest of the wards.