Nepali Congress wins two Kathmandu seats, maintains lead in three constituenciesAs of 12:45pm, Rastriya Swatantra Party is leading in four constituencies, while a CPN-UML candidate has maintained the lead in one constituency.
The Nepali Congress has won two seats and is leading in three out of the eight constituencies of Kathmandu district where vote counting is underway as of Tuesday afternoon.
As of 12:45pm, Rastriya Swatantra Party is leading in four constituencies, while CPN-UML’s candidate has maintained the lead in one constituency.
The Congress is leading in Kathmandu-3, 5 and 10. The candidates of Rastriya Swatantra Party are ahead in Kathmandu-2, 6,7 and 8. The UML is leading in Kathmandu-9.
In Kathmandu-1, Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh got re-elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Kathmandu-1. Singh defeated his closest rival Rabindra Mishra of Rastriya Prajatantra Party by a margin of 125 votes. Singh received 7,143 votes, while Mishra got 7,018 votes. Singh had defeated Mishra also in the earlier polls.
In Kathmandu-2, Sobita Gautam of Rastriya Swatantra Party is leading against Maniram Phuyal of UML. Gautam has received 5,332 votes so far as Phuyal has garnered 3,798 votes.
Santosh Chalise of the Congress has maintained his lead in Kathmandu-3 with 4,510 votes. He is followed by Krishna Bahadur Rai of UML with 3,213 votes.
Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has been re-elected House of Representatives member from Kathmandu-4.
As per the final results made public on Tuesday morning, Thapa received 21,302 votes. He defeated his close competitor Rajan Bhattarai of CPN-UML by a margin of 7,747 votes. Bhattarai got 13,855 votes.
Thapa was a Constituent Assembly member under the proportional representation system during the first Constituent Assembly. He was elected to the second Constituent Assembly under the direct category from the same constituency.
He was also elected as a House of Representative member in the federal and provincial elections in 2017. He also served as Minister of Health and Population.
In Kathmandu-5, Pradip Poudel of Congress is leading receiving 6,181 votes as Ishwor Pokhrel of UML is second with 4,365 votes.
Shishir Khanal of the Rastriya Swatantra Party has maintained his lead in Kathmandu-6. Khanal has got 4,088 votes as per the latest update. He is followed by Sarbendra Khanal of UML with 2,608 votes.
In Kathmandu-7, Ganesh Parajuli of Rastriya Swatantra Party is first in the election race with 3,212 votes. Shyam Kumar Ghimire of UML is second with 3,161 votes.
Biraj Bhakta Shrestha of Rastriya Swatantra Party is first in the election race in Kathmandu-8. He has so far received 6,109 votes. Suman Sayami of the Hamro Nepali Party is second with 4,613 votes.
In Kathmandu-9, Krishna Gopal Shrestha of UML is leading the vote count garnering 10,949 votes. He is followed by Tek Bahadur Pokheral of the Rastriya Swatantra Party with 9,758 votes.
Rajendra Kumar KC of Congress continues to lead in Kathmandu-10 with 4,801 votes. He is followed by Pradip Bista of the Rastriya Swatantra Party with 3,378 votes.