UML 9th GC: Oli elected as UML chairmanCPN-UML KP Sharma Oli has been elected as the new chairman of the party from its ninth General Convention, on Tuesday.
Oli secured his win over rival leader Madhav Kumar Nepal after maintaining the lead of 39 votes. As per the latest vote count, Oli garnered 1,002 while Nepal trailed behind with 963 votes. The official announcement of the final poll result is yet to be made.
Likewise, seven office bearers each from Nepal and Oli faction have been elected, informed leader Ramnath Dhakal.
On Monday, Nepal was slightly ahead of his rival KP Sharma Oli, though he was trailing behind Oli on Sunday.
The UML ninth General Convention will elect 15-member Office Bearers of the 159-member Central Committee. The jamboree will also choose members of the central disciplinary commission and the central audit commission.
The newly elected UML office bearers from the Ninth General Convention of CPN-UML are listed below:
KP Sharma Oli
Bam Dev Gautam
Astha Laxmi Shakya
Deputy General Secretary
Prithivi Subba Gurung