Renu Dahal maintains lead of over 8,000 votes
32,000 votes remain to be counted in Bharatpur metropolis
KATHMANDU, May 22: As only 32,000 votes remain to be counted, Renu Dahal, mayoral candidate of CPN (Maoist Center), has maintained a lead of more than 8,000 votes in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
Of 127,566 votes casted in the metropolis, as many as 95,311 votes have already been counted as of Sunday afternoon.
So far, Renu Dahal has secured 37,468 votes maintaining a lead of 8,154 votes over her nearest contender. Meanwhile, Bijay Subedi of CPN-UML has secured second position garnering 29,314 votes.
Likewise, Jagannath Poudel, a rebel candidate of Nepali Congress has collected 12,359 votes.