Kathmandu: Binod Chaudhary has taken a lead in the vote count in Nawalpari (west) constituency-1.
Chaudhary, the only Nepali entrepreneur on the Forbes billionaire list, had launched fierce election campaigns reportedly by organizing feasts for the electorates.
Chaudhary, who was in CPN-UML, joined Nepali Congress in 2017. Nepal’s richest man was also in the ‘Pandora Papers’ leaks. Similarly, Dhurba Bahadur Pradhan is in the lead in constituency two.
Here is the latest update of two constituencies of Nawalparasi West
Binod Kumar Chaudhary (Nepali Congress) – 25790
Hridayesh Tripathi (Janata Pragatisheel Party) – 11661
Mahendra Sen Thakuri (Rastriya Swatantra Party) – 12350
Dhurba Bahadur Pradhan (Rastriya Prajatantra Party) – 24847 (won)
Devendra Raj Kandel (Nepali Congress) – 14273
Dipendra Kumar Adhikari (CPN UML) – 11406
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