NAWALPARASI, May 18: CPN-UML candidate Chhatraraj Poudel has been elected chairman of Gaidakot municipality of Nawalaprasi. He garnered 11,302 votes while his nearest rival Gajendra Ale from Nepali Congress got 11,078 votes.
However, the Nepali Congress candidate Bishnu Kandel Sapkota has been elected the vice-chairperson. Sapkota achieved 11,555 votes against UML's Radha Pande. Pande got 10,456 votes.
In the district, the vote count has been over at Devhuli, Gaindakot and Madhyabindu municipalities and Bulingtar Hupsekot, Binayi Tribeni and Bungdikali rural municipalities.
Nepali Congress candidates won the chairpersons in all other places except Kaidakot. With this, Kawasoti municipality is left to announce the results. RSS