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Khadka and Gurung elected Vice Presidents of NC

2021 Dec 16, 8:05, Kathmandu

Leaders Purna Bahadur Khadka and Dhanraj Gurung have been elected as Vice Presidents of Nepali Congress (NC) in its 14th general convention.

Khadka secured 2,121 votes and Gurung received 1,908 votes informed NC central election committee. NC statute has arranged two vice-presidents in the central working committee.

Khadka is the general secretary and Gurung the central member in the incumbent working committee. Another candidate for Vice-President, Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has been defeated by two votes. He obtained 1,906 votes.

As informed by the committee, candidates for the same post, Dr Chandra Bhandari received 1,580 votes, Sujata Koirala 644, Mahesh Acharya 589 and Divyaswori Shah 132 votes.

NC elected the Vice Presidents as per its statute for the first time. Earlier, the party President used to nominate a vice president in the party.

The vote count for the vice president that started on Wednesday evening concluded at 1.00 am this morning. As many as 4,689 delegates had cast their votes in the election held on Monday as part of the 14th general convention.


Purna Bahadur Khadka Dhanraj Gurung Vice Presidents Nepali Congress General Convention two vice-presidents NC central election committee
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