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Independent candidate Balen still leading in KMC mayoral race

NC's Sirjana Singh rises to second position

Khabarhub

May 22, 2022

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Independent candidate Balen still leading in KMC mayoral race

KATHMANDU: Independent mayoral candidate of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Balen Shah has garnered more than 38,333 votes.

Out of more than one lakh 3 thousand 800 votes counted, Balen has got 38,333 votes. He has been widening the gap with his rivals.

Similarly, the common candidate of the ruling coalition, Nepali Congress’ Sirjana Singh has risen to the second position.

Singh has got 21,299 votes as of Sunday morning.

Similarly, Keshav Sthapit of CPN-UML has got 21,008 votes.

So far, the counting of votes of 13 wards including ward numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and 32 has been completed.

Similarly, the counting of votes in wards 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 23, 24, 25 and 26 is underway at the Rastriya Sabha Griha, Exhibition Road in Kathmandu.

The local elections were held on May 13.

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