Nepali Congress leads results tally in Nepal’s local elections

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Kathmandu: The Nepali Congress (NC) is leading the results tally with wins in 288 local units as the results of local-level elections held on last Friday are announced.

The ruling party has won Deputy Mayor/Vice-Chair posts in 261 municipalities/rural municipalities till 1 pm on Friday. Results of 644 local units have been announced so far.

The main opposition, CPN-UML, has emerged victorious in mayoral posts in 179 municipals and deputy mayoral posts in 200 municipals.

Likewise, CPN (Maoist Center) is placed third winning Mayor/Chair in 111 municipals. The party has won Deputy Mayor/Vice-Chair posts in 119 municipals.

Similarly, the Janata Samajwadi Party has won Mayor/Chair in 20 municipals and Deputy Mayor/Vice-Chair in 23 municipals.

The CPN (Unified Socialist) has won Mayor/Chair in 14 municipals and Deputy Mayor/Vice-Chair in 21 municipals.

Other parties and independent candidates have won mayoral posts in 32 local units and deputy mayoral posts in 22.