Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Rajendra Lingden. (File photo)
JHAPA: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chair Rajendra Lingden has won the election to the Member of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the Jhapa constituency-3.
According to Jhapa-3 Chief Election Officer Chandramani Gyawali, Lingden obtained 40,662 votes to win the election against ruling alliance candidate Krishna Prasad Sitaula of the Nepali Congress who secured 37,386.
This is the second victory of Lingden to the HoR from the Jhapa-3. In the previous 2017 general election, he also defeated NC candidate Sitaula.