PARBAT: The CPN-UML has made a ‘clean sweep’ in Parbat during the elections to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly.
Parbat has only one constituency. Padam Giri has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives while Bhakta Kunwar and Mitra Lal Basyal of the CPN (UML) won the election in Province Assembly (1) and Province Assembly (2) respectively, according to the Office of the Chief Returning Officer, Parbat.
Giri defeated his closest rival Arjun Prasad Joshi of the Nepali Congress by 2,263 votes.
Giri secured 29,872 votes. Similarly, Bhakta Kunwar won the election in Province Assembly (1) by receiving 16,081 votes.
His closest rival Sandeep Kunwar got 13,742 votes. Likewise, Mitra Lal Basyal won the election in Province Assembly (2) defeating Rishikesh Tiwari of the Nepali Congress. Basyal received 14,132 votes while his closest rival Tiwari got 12,210 votes.