Local Elections 2017 Nation

Congress wins mayor’s post in Paanchkhal

KAVRE — Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has clinched the mayor’s post in Paanchkhal Municipality in Kavre district.

NC’s Mahesh Kharel garnered 7,356 votes to win the top post in the municipality. His closest rival, Rudra Bahadur Baniya, from CPN (UML) mustered 6,800 votes.

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In the deputy mayor’s post, NC’s Laxmi Dunuwar received 7,026 votes to win. Her closest rival, Bhakta Kumari Lama, from UML received 6,622 votes.