Wednesday Aug 10, 2022
Wednesday Aug 10, 2022

NC elections for new leadership in Province 2 starts

2021 Dec 23, 13:26,

Voting has started from 10 am today for electing a new leadership of the Nepali Congress Province 2.

Although the voting was said to start from 8 am, it commenced two hours later due to the delay in technical preparations, the NC Election Committee coordinator Prahlad Gautam said.

The NC Province 2 Committee presidential candidates Krishna Yadav and Ram Saroj Yadav inaugurated the voting by casting the first ballot.

The voting that is taking place at Gopal Dharmashala, Janakpurdham will continue until 4 pm today. The voting was scheduled for Wednesday but was postponed until today citing a delay in printing the ballot papers.

The party establishment side and the Koirala-Nidhi side are contesting the election along with their panels. Nepali Congress Rautahat district president Krishna Yadav is standing from the establishment side while NC Province 2 parliament party leader Ram Saroj Yadav is from the Koirala-Nidhi side.

One hundred and seventy-four candidates are vying for a total of 72 posts. Of the candidates, five have been elected unopposed while six have withdrawn their candidacies.

Two thousand voters from 64 provincial election constituencies of eight districts of the province are participating in the election.


election constituencies Voting Province 2 NC Election Committee coordinator Prahlad Gautam Krishna Yadav Ram Saroj Yadav Janakpurdham
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