POKHARA: Mayoral candidate Dhanraj Acharya and deputy mayoral candidate Manju Devi Gurung have maintained their lead in Pokhara Metropolitan City.
Acharya is the candidate of Unified Socialist Party and Gurung is the CPN-UML candidate.
Acharya is ahead by a margin of 3,437 votes over UML candidate Krishna Thapa.
Acharya has got 45,027 votes while his nearest rival Thapa has received 41,590 votes.
UML’s deputy mayoral candidate Gurung has received 2,360 more votes than Congress candidate Kopila Ranabhat.
Manju has got 47,324 votes and Kopila has received 44,964 votes so far.