BHOJPUR — CPN-UML candidate, Sherdhan Rai has been elected for the Provincial Assembly in Bhojpur. Rai won in Province ‘B’ with 13229 votes.
The former Information and Communication Minister has secured 20334 votes while his closest rival candidate from Nepali congress candidate Govinda Bahadur Karki obtained 7,105 votes.Follow @gorkhapost
Country marking today as Black Day
KATHMANDU- The country is marking today (December 16) as Black Day to protest the disposition of the first democratically elected government by the late former king Mahendra Shah on December 15, 1960.
Mahendra took charge of the state with the help of the then Royal Nepali Army and formulated the Panchayat System by overthrowing the elected government led by B.P. Koirala and dissolving the parliament.
Various programmes are scheduled on the occasion.Follow @gorkhapost