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.
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”.