Balen continues to lead in KMC mayoral race

Balen: 13,189; Sthapit: 7,106; Sirjana: 6,247


May 17, 2022


Balen continues to lead in KMC mayoral race

Independent candidate Balen Shah. (File Photo)

KATHMANDU: The counting of votes is underway in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

According to the latest results, independent candidate Balen Shah has maintained his lead with 13,189 votes. He is 6,083 votes ahead of nearest rival CPN-UML’s Keshav Sthapit, who has got 7,106 votes.

Similarly, Nepali Congress candidate Sirjana Singh got 6,247 votes.

UML’s Sunita Dangol is leading with 9,421 votes for the deputy mayor’s post.

As of writing, the counting of votes in wards 1 and 2 of Kathmandu metropolis has been completed. CPN-UML candidate has won in both the wards.