Dr Bikash Shakya elected as president of Nepal Center for North Carolina

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Kathmandu: Dr Bikash Shakya has been elected as the President of the Nepal Center for North Carolina (NCNC), an organization based in North Carolina, United States.

In the recent election, Dr Shakya emerged victorious with 436 votes, defeating his opponent, Chiranjibi Bhattarai, who received 297 votes. The elected president will serve a two-year term in the new executive committee. 

In the race for Senior Vice President, Dadin Pandey obtained 426 votes, defeating Kulananda Sharma, who secured 299 votes. Meanwhile, Narayan Luitel clinched the position of Vice President with 433 votes, defeating Rachana Subedi Pokhrel, who garnered 291 votes. 

The role of General Secretary was secured by Kalpana Bhandari, who garnered 446 votes, while her competitor, Rishi Ram Adhikari, received 260 votes. The newly-elected board members include Priyansu Nepal, Ramesh Oli, Niveeta Sharma, Kalidas Bhandari, and Tila Dhamala Chaulagain.

Established in 1999, the Nepal Center for North Carolina plays a crucial role in fostering community ties and supporting Nepali residents in the region.