Ballot boxes being collected in Tehrathum

District Election Office in Tehrathum has said it recorded 58.3 percent of turnouts in the election to the House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assembly held on Sunday.

Following the completion of voting, the collection of ballot boxes has been intensified here. The vote counting will begin after holding an all-party meeting, said election officer, Niraj Sharma.

As per preliminary observation, a total of 41,956 votes were cast in the election. There are however a total of 71,933 voters in the district.

The election was held peacefully in Tehrathum where there were 57 polling stations and 94 voting centres.

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Vote counting to begin soon in Nuwakot

With the completion of the ballot boxes, the vote counting is beginning soon in Nuwakot, according to chief returning officer, Madan Bahadur Dhami.

Constituency no 1 is counting votes the office of Tadi Rural Municipality, Kharanitar, while District Court, Bidur will have the station for vote counting of constituency no 2. The vote counting places have been ensured adequate security along with installation of CCTVs.

The district recorded the turnouts at 54.39 percent in the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly held on Sunday, according to district election officer, Jay Prasad Gautam.

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Vote counting begins in constituency-2 of Bhaktapur

The vote counting for the election to the House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assembly began in constituency-2 of Bhaktapur district since 1:50 am.

Constituency-2 began its vote counting at the Training Centre of Nepal Agricultural Development Bank, Bode.

The counting began after holding an all-party meeting following the collection of ballot boxes from across the constituency. The collection of ballot boxes was over before 10:00pm.

Chief of Election Office in Bhaktapur, Narendra Prasad Neupane, informed that the district witnessed 71.97 percent turnouts.

Nepali Congress’ leader Durlav Thapa is the alliance candidate while UML has its politburo member Mahesh Basnet vying for the member of HoR from constituency no 2 in Bhaktapur.

Meanwhile, the all-party meeting in constituency no 1 decided to begin vote counting from 7:00am Monday. The ballot boxes were collected by 11:00pm.

The voting was held peacefully in the district.

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Vote counting begins in constituency-2 of Lalitpur

Constituency no 2 of Lalitpur has recently begun vote counting at the National Sports Council, Satdobato in Lalitpur.

Election officer Dipshikha Munakarmi informed that they began vote counting making four stalls. “The counting began at 4:00 am and there will be first update at 5:00am,” she added.

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Lalitpur-3 begins vote counting

The vote counting has begun at constituency-3 of Lalitpur as well. It began at the office of Local Development Training Institute, Jawalakhel.

Election officer Dharmaraj Poudel informed that the vote counting of ward no 20, 21 and 22 of Lalitpur Metropolitan City had begun. It will be intensified with arrangement of four counting booths, he added.

The CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Pampha Bhusal, CPN UML’s Amrit Khadka and Rastriya Swatantra Party’s Dr Toshima Karki and others in the fray here.

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Vote counting kicks off in Kathmandu-7

The vote counting has recently begun in constituency no 7 of Kathmandu. The counting was begun at judo hall of Nayabazaar.

Election officer Usha Shrestha informed that the vote count was initiated after holding an all-party meeting.

The vote counting was initiated by arranging four booths. Both the votes for members of the House of Representatives and of Provincial Assembly and proportional system would be counted together. The constituency no 7 recorded some 60 percent turnouts.

In this constituency, contenders are Ashmita Singh (Manushi Yami Bhattarai) of CPN (Maoist Centre), Shyam Kumar Ghimire of CPN UML, Rajendra Shrestha of Janata Samajbadi Party, and independent candidate Rambir Manandhar, among others.

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Vote count begins in Jhapa-2

Constituency no 2 of Jhapa district began vote count for the election to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly early this morning.

Election officer Keshav Raj Pant informed that the vote count was initiated in constituency-2 at 3:30 am. The count began with the votes cast from Arjundhara Municipality-11.

Although the vote count was begun from a single booth, it would have five to six booths from 9:00 am, according to counter Saugat Katwal.

The District Election Office, Jhapa shared the information that it witnessed 65.42 percent turnout.

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Gorkha airlifting ballot boxes from northern belt

Collection of ballot boxes is underway in Gorkha district. The ballot boxes are being airlifted from northern belt of the district to the headquarters.

Efforts are on to airlift the ballot boxes from Chumnumbri Rural Municipality, it is said. The office of Chief Returning Officer said the Election Commission was recommended for bringing the ballot boxes by helicopter from northern belt of the district. The collection would be completed by the evening.

However, the ballot boxes from rural municipalities of Bhimsen Thapa, Shahid Lakhan and Arughat already brought to the district headquarters.

The vote from constituency no 1 will be counted at District Coordination Committee, while of constituency no 2 at election officer’s office, Laxmi Bazaar.

Ballot boxes from constituency no 2 were already collected.

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