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NC wins mayor, UML deputy mayor in Kageshwori

2022 May 20, 13:57, Kathmandu

Nepali Congress' candidate Upendra Karki has won the post of mayor of Kageshwori municipality by a margin of more than 3,000 votes in the local election held on May 13. He bagged 11,322 votes against the 8,263 votes polled by his closest contender Ram Sharan Dhungana of the CPN (UML), Election Officer Sharada Raut said.

Krishna Hari Thapa of the CPN (Unified Socialist) finished the race in third. He was elected the mayor of the CPN (UML) in the local election in 2017.

Shanta Thapa of the CPN (UML) won the deputy mayor post in the municipality with 9,975 votes. Her closest competitor Bhola Chapagain of the CPN (Maoist Center) got 5,422.

The UML candidates have won the ward chair post in wards number 1, 3 and 4; the CPN (Unified Socialist) candidates in ward number 6 and the Nepali Congress candidates in wards number 2,5,7,8 and 9.

There are a total of 35,493 voters in the municipality and the voter turnout was 26,928.


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