Nepal Minute - out of the ordinary

Elections 2022

Nepali Congress candidate Yogesh Gauchan Thakali has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Mustang district. He is the youngest parliamentary member elected so far.

With the final results out 24 hours before the November 20 polls ended, Thakali has become the first winner. 

Thakali, 29, defeated the outgoing member of Parliament and CPN-UML central member Prem Prasad Tulachan by 914 votes.

Chief Election Officer Ishwor Parajuli said that Thakali secured 3,992 votes against Tulachan's 3,078.

Similarly, Sudesh Gurung of the Rastriya Swotantra Party mustered 87 votes, whereas Prabin Kumar Sherchan of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) garnered 13 votes.

The district had a 65.98 per cent voter turnout, with 7,230 voters out of 10,957 registered voters casting their ballots in the elections to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly on Sunday. - RSS

 

Post Comments
Nepal Minute Watch
Bitten by the footie bug
Related News
Election underway at 10 voting centres in Dolakha
Election underway at 10 voting centres in Dolakha Security has been beefed up at the voting centres
EC: Counting of close to 10 million PR votes over
EC: Counting of close to 10 million PR votes over UML leads with nearly 2.5 votes, with Congress following in second place
Candidates begin submitting poll expenditure details
Candidates begin submitting poll expenditure details The Election Commission had decided to fine the candidates with an amount equivalent to the...
Weather Update