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Left alliance clean-sweep in Dhading

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DHADING — Left Alliance of CPN-UML and CPN(Maoist Center) has made clean-sweep in Dhading. Left alliance has made a victory in all the constituencies for the House of Representatives and four in Provincial Assemblies in the district.

CPN-UML candidate Bhumi Tripathi has won in Dhading-1, by securing 49121 votes while his rival candidate from Nepali Congress, Bishwo Arayal obtained 21968 votes.

Likewise, Khem Prasad Lohani has won in Dhading-2 with 36253 votes while his rival candidate from Dilman Pakhrin from NC obtained 35614 votes.

In Provincial Assembly, 1 ‘A’ Rajendra Prasad Pandey from CPN-UML elected with 27332 votes, while his rival Madhu Kumar Shrestha 13685 votes.

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Likewise, in 1 ‘B’ Shalik Ram Jamerkattel from Maoist Center has secured 33382 votes and his closest rival Prabhat Kiran Subedi from NC obtained 10407 votes.

In province 2 ‘A’ Ram Kumar Adhikari from UML has secured 20363 votes and his rival candidate from Nc Ramesh Dhamal obtained 19015 votes.

And, in 2 ‘B’ Jagat Simkhada from Maoist Center has obtained 17605 votes where his rival candidate from Rastriya Prajatanta Party secured 15774 votes.

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Massive fire destroys entire settlement at Madhuban in Sunsari





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ITAHARI — A massive fire that broke out at Ikrahi settlement at Baraha Kshetra Municipality-11 here Saturday night has destroyed goods and property worth more than Rs 6 million. However, no human casualties have been reported in the incident so far.

The fire gutted around 82 shelters with corrugated zinc and straw roofs in the settlement, said Kedar Bista, the Baraha Kshetra Municipality Ward No 11 Chairman.

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He said it is estimated that goods and property worth more than 6 million rupees have been destroyed.

According to him, the entire settlement was destroyed and some children were also injured by fire. Two cattle heads were killed in the incident. It is not known how and from whose house the fire started.

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