CPN-UML has registered its win to the posts of mayor and deputy mayor of Ghorahi sub-metropolis in the Dang district.
UML mayoral candidate Narulal Chaudhary secured 31,728 to secure his victory while his close contender Hemraj Sharma of CPN (Maoist Centre) got 26,328 votes, informed Chief Returning Officer Ritendra Thapa.
Chaudhary was elected to the mayoral post in the last local election as well.
UML’s candidate Huma DC emerged winner to the post of deputy mayor with 30,403 votes. Her close contender Bhupa Bahadur Dangi of Nepali Congress (NC) received 30,354 votes.
UML has won wards 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,11,12,14 and 18 whereas NC registered victory in wards 10,13,15,16 and 19. CPN (Maoist Centre) has won ward 9.
Total voters’ turnout in Ghorahi was 67.76 percent.