GORAKHA — Naya Shakti Nepal Coordinator and former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has been elected from from Gorkha Constituency No 2 with a margin of 6,874 votes.
Backed by the Nepali Congress, Bhattarai defeated his closest rival leftist alliance candidate Narayan Kaji Shrestha by more than 6,874 votes.
While Bhattarai secured 31,807 votes, Shrestha could garner 24,933 votes.
Meanwhile, Shrestha called him on his mobile and congratulated him for the victory.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.