Mahindra Raya Yadav defeats Rajendra Mahato in Sarlahi-2Yadav defeated Mahato of the Loktantrik Samajbadi Party by a margin of 2,011 votes.
Mahindra Raya Yadav of the Nepal Samajbadi Party has been elected as a House of Representatives member from Sarlahi-2.
Yadav, who contested the elections under the election symbol of the CPN (Maoist Centre), defeated his closest competitor Rajendra Mahato of the Loktantrik Samajbadi Party by a margin of 2,011 votes.
According to the Election Commission, Yadav received 23,529 votes. Mahato managed to get 21,518 votes as per the final results.
Yadav was elected to the House of Representatives as a candidate of the UML from Sarlahi in the 2051 BS and 2056 BS polls. He was also elected to the first and second constituent assemblies. Yadav was re-elected from Sarlahi-2 in the 2017 polls.
He served as the State Minister in 2054 BS, Minister for Irrigation in 2064 BS and Minister for Industry and Minister for General Administration in 2067 BS.