Kathmandu: Rajendra Lingden, chair of Rastriya Prajatantra Party, has won the federal election from Jhapa-3. Lingden has been elected as the member of the House of Representative from Jhapa-3 for the second time.
Lingden defeated Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula by a margin of 3,276 votes.
Lingden got 40,648 votes, while Sitaula bagged 37,372 votes. Similarly, Prakash Pathak of the Rastriya Swatantra Party received 2,986 votes.