Electoral alliance deprives women of exercising leadership

Electoral alliance deprives women of exercising leadership

Women candidates have been deprived of practising leadership roles due to electoral alliances among different political parties in local-level elections in the Nuwakot district.

Out of 12 local levels in the district, male candidates have been elected to the posts of mayor- deputy mayor and chairperson –vice-chairperson in four local levels.

Male candidates have been elected mayor of Belkotgadi municipality as well as chairperson of Tarkeshwor, Kispang and Shivapuri rural municipalities, according to Chief Election Officer, Umesh Prasad Luintel.

Similarly, out of 88 wards in the district, only two women candidates have been elected ward chairpersons.

Kaushila Pudasaini of the CPN (Maoist Centre) has registered her victory in the post of ward chairperson of Belkotgadhi municipality-3.

Likewise, Ambika Tamang of the CPN (UML) has been elected ward chairperson of Belkotgadhi municipality-6 for the second tenure.

Independent candidate Kamal Bahadur Tamang has won the election to the post of ward chairperson of Myagang rural municipality-4. Earlier, he was elected the ward chairperson of the same ward by the Nepali Congress. 

Original Article @NepalNews