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Nepal polls: PM Deuba wins from Dadeldhura, Nepali Congress forward in election tally

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Press Trust of India

Deuba secured 25,534 votes in opposition to his nearest rival Sagar Dhakal. Deuba has by no means misplaced any parliamentary election within the 5 many years of his political profession.

Kathmandu,UPDATED: Nov 24, 2022 06:19 IST

Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

By Press Trust of India: Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was elected on Wednesday with an enormous margin of votes for the House of Representatives for the seventh consecutive time, along with his ruling Nepali Congress get together main within the election tally by successful 19 seats up to now.

Deuba’s predecessor and opposition CPN-UML chief Ok P Sharma Oli defeated his nearest Nepali Congress rival Khagendra Adhikari by a large margin of 28,574 votes. Oli was elected from Jhapa-5 after receiving 52,315 votes, highest variety of votes acquired by any candidate within the November 20 Parliamentary elections.

Deuba’s Nepali Congress (NC) has up to now received 19 seats and is main in 37 others, whereas Oli’s CPN-UML has received 7 seats and was forward in 37. The NC allies – CPN-Maoist received 3 seats and is main in 15 others, CPN-Unified Socialist received 2 and is main in 8 whereas Loktantrik Samajwadi Party has received one and is main in 2 seats.

The CPN-UML companions – the Rastriya Prajatantra Party and Janata Samajwadi Party – have received one seat every and are main in 4 seats every. The newly-formed Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) has up to now received 4 seats and is main in 5 constituencies, rising because the third pressure within the common elections held on Sunday.

The counting of votes began on Monday. Deuba secured 25,534 votes in opposition to his nearest rival Sagar Dhakal, an unbiased candidate within the Dadeldhura constituency in far west Nepal. Dhakal acquired simply 1,302 votes.

Deuba has by no means misplaced any parliamentary election within the 5 many years of his political profession. The 77-year-old Nepali Congress president Deuba is presently holding the submit of Prime Minister for the fifth time period.

Dhakal is a younger engineer, who had a verbal squabble with Deuba throughout a public debate at a BBC’s Sajha Sawal programme 5 years in the past, after which he determined to problem Deuba saying that now youths ought to get an opportunity in politics and senior individuals like Deuba ought to retire.

Madhes-based Janamat Party has opened its account, with the get together chief C Ok Raut successful in Saptari-2 constituency. Two different Madhes-based events Janata Samajwadi Party and Lokatantrik Samajwadi Party have received one seat every. JSP’s Pradeep Yadav has received from Parsa-1 and LSP’s Sarvendra Nath Shukla has received from Rupandehi – 1.

Nagarik Unmukti Party has bagged one seat. The CPN-UML has acquired the best variety of votes underneath the proportional electoral system with the get together bagging 2,07,299 votes adopted by the Nepali Congress with 1,83,352 votes. Rastriya Swatantra Party is within the third place with 95,598 votes whereas CPN-Maoist has acquired 86,433 votes.

Similarly, the CPN Unified Socialist received 10,919 votes. Out of 275 Members of Parliament, 165 shall be elected by direct voting, whereas the remaining 110 shall be elected by a proportional electoral system. Similarly, out of a complete of 550 members of the seven provincial assemblies, 330 shall be elected immediately and 220 shall be elected by the proportional methodology.

Edited By:

Manisha Pandey

Published On:

Nov 24, 2022