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113-year-old woman votes from Tanahu


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2022 May 13, 14:14, Damauli
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Gopimaya Pokhrel, supposedly the eldest one among the 17.73 million voters enlisted in the Election Commission of Nepal, cast her ballot in today's local level election.

Pokharel, who hails from Barbhanjyang of Bhanu municipality in Tanahu district, visited the polling center in Mahadevata Primary School from the same ward, to cast her vote.

The elderly woman, who will turn 114 years on August 22 this year, reached the polling center with the help of her relatives on foot. She expressed she will take part in voting in upcoming other elections as well.

Meanwhile, the election that is underway since 7:00 am today is being held peacefully in the district.

Among the voters arriving at the polling stations for voting, senior citizens, people with disability and incapacitated ones have been prioritized for casting a ballot without having to wait long in the queue.

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