KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Gagan Thapa has been elected to federal parliament from Kathmandu Constitutency-4.
Thapa defeated left alliance candidate Rajan Bhattarai by a margin of 3418 votes.
Thapa secured 21558 votes while his closest rival CPN-UML’s Bhattarai received 18140 votes and Bibeksheel Sajha Party’s Subuna Basnet secured 3040 votes.Follow @gorkhapost
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost