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Balen wins the election in Kathmandu

Independent candidate Balendra Shah wins mayoral election in Kathmandu


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2022 May 27, 8:40, Kathmandu

Independent candidate Balendra Shah has been elected mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City by getting 61,767 votes, according to the District Election Office, Kathmandu. Shah, 32, made it to the post by defeating his nearest rival Srijana Singh of Nepali Congress (NC) with a margin of 23,426 votes.

Likewise, Sunita Dangol of CPN (UML) was elected the deputy mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City by securing 68,612 votes while her nearest rival Rameshwor Shrestha of CPN (Unified Socialist) got 23,806 votes.

Including independent candidates, 56 persons had contested the mayoral candidacy of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City while 35 candidates were vying for the post of deputy mayor of the city.

Including the mayor and deputy mayor, there was a total of 160 people representatives, out of 162 representatives, in the metropolitan city as no one filed their candidacy under the category of Dalit women member in Ward no. 24 and 25 of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

Among the 32 wards, Nepali Congress won ward chair in 19 wards, UML in 12 wards and CPN (Unified Socialist) in one ward. Ishwor Man Dangol of CPN (Unified Socialist) won the election as the ward chair in ward no. 12 of the city.      

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