With 59,725 votes being counted in the Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Dahal, who has become a candidate from the coalition for the mayor post, has taken the lead with 3,205 votes. Dahal got 22,598 votes while CPN (UML) candidate Vijay Subedi got 19,393 votes. Independent candidate Jagannath Poudel polled 8,379 votes.
Chitrasen Adhikari, the Nepali Congress candidate from the alliance, has maintained the lead over Himala Gurung of RPP by a margin of 9,553 votes. While Adhikari got 24,854 votes, Himala Gurung got 15,301 votes. In Wards 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, Nepali Congress, 3, 11 and 12 UML, 7 and 9 CPN (Unified Socialist) have won the election. 1,27,839 votes were cast in this municipality.