In Nepal, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba elected for the consecutive 7th time from the home district of Dhankuta. The counting of votes continues for parliamentary and provincial elections in the country. Senior Nepali Congress leader, Deuba defeated an independent candidate Sagar Dhakal by a margin of over 12 thousand votes.
CPN-UML leader KP Oli has been elected a member of the House of Representatives from Jhapa-5, securing 52,315 votes in a landslide victory.Oli defeated Nepali Congress candidate Khagendra Adhikari, his nearest contender, by a wide margin of 28,574 votes. Adhikari garnered 23,741 votes.The parliamentary and provincial elections were held on 20th of November in Nepal. It was the second general election since the promulgation of the constitution in 2015.
Meanwhile, Chairman of CPN (Unified Socialist) and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the election can be won without bribing people.Speaking with media persons on Wednesday, runaway leader Nepal claimed that he is poised to win the election without bribing the citizens.Leader Nepal, a candidate for the House of Representatives from Rautahat-1, said that his victory is assured after fifty percent of the votes have been counted.