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गृहपृष्ठPoliticsIlam by-election update: UML candidate Suhang continues to lead in vote count

Ilam by-election update: UML candidate Suhang continues to lead in vote count


IILAM – CPN (UML) candidate Suhang Nembang continues to lead in the vote tally in the counting of votes under the by-election to the Member of House of Representatives held on Saturday in Ilam, constituency-2.

So far, votes from Phakphokthum, Chulachuli and Mangsebung rural municipalities and Mai municipality have been counted. As per the results of the vote count, of the 32 thousand 194 votes counted so far, Nembang has secured 13,069 votes while Nepali Congress candidate Dambar Bahadur Khadka has polled 8,386 votes.

Independent candidate Dakendra Singh Limbu Thegim has got 8,098 votes, Rastriya Swatantra Party’s Milan Limbu 1,713 votes, CPN (Unified Socialist)’s Jit Bahadur Rai 287 votes and Rastriya Prajatantra Party’s Laxmi Gurung 285 votes, according to the Office of the Returning Officer.

At present votes from Deumai municipality, Ward No 1, 2 and 3 are being counted. There are six local units in Ilam-2 constituency. Votes from Ilam municipality remain to be counted.

There were 115 thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine registered voters in the Ilam -2 constituency. Sixty-nine thousand two hundred and eighty-seven voters cast votes in the by-election.

The by-election in Ilam-2 was necessitated following the death of Subas Chandra Nembang who represented this constituency in the House of Representatives before this.





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