Nepali Congress candidate wins Kathmandu -1 constituency

April 11th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin  

Kathmandu, Apr 11 (ANI): Nepali Congress (NC) Vice-President Prakash Man Singh on Friday won the election in Kathmandu -1 constituency.

Singh garnered over 14,315 votes.

According to nepalnews.com, Singh defeated Unified Marxist Leninist (UML’s) Pradeep Nepal, who bagged over 6000 and Maoists’ Ram Man Shrestha who bagged 3898 votes.

The result was announced this morning as Electronic Voting Machines were only used in this constituency during the Constituent Assembly (CA) election.

Meanwhile, counting of votes is underway in other districts, including Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Banke. (ANI)

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