The counting of vote in all eight local levels in the district of Bardiya is completed, the District Election Office said.
Of the eight local levels, Nepali Congress (NC) won five local levels and Maoist Centre's candidates emerged victorious in two local levels. According to District Election Officer of Bardiya Krishna Bahadur Kunwar, CPN (UML) secured just one local level.
NC's mayoral candidate Chhabilal Tharu won the election in Barabardiya Municipality by getting 13,006 votes by defeating his rival Padam Prasad Dhakal of UML who got 10,351 votes.
NC's Ratnakumari Pandey made to the post of deputy mayor by garnering 12,491 votes in Barabardiya Municipality.
In Madhuban Municipality, NC's Tej Bahadur Bhat was elected as the mayor with 8,775 votes against his rival Laxmi Prasad Sharma of Maoist Centre who managed 7,931 votes.
Anita Chaudhary of NC won the poll as the deputy mayor with 8,335 votes. Her rival Subhadra Tharu of Maoist Centre got 7,899 votes.
Likewise, UML's Kadak Bahadur Khadka and Indira Chaudhary won the election as the mayor and deputy mayor in Basgadhi Municipality.
Khadka got 10,947 votes while his rival Bhuwan Kumar Tharu of Maoist Centre managed 9,763 votes. Deputy mayor Indira Chaudhary secured the post by getting 11035 votes against her rival Bhumi Bitalu of Maoist Centre who got 8,238 votes.
Similarly, Maoist Centre's Himalaya Tripathi won the chair of Badhaiyatal Rural Municipality and Laxmi Kumari Adhikari of CPN (UML) won as the vice-chair. Winner Tripathi got 9,367 votes and Lal Bahadur Shrestha collected 8,308 votes.
Adhikari secured 8,885 votes while her rival Pabitra Aryal of NC received 8,315 votes.
NC's Tilakram Lamsal emerged winner with 9,042 votes as the mayor in Thakurbaba Municipality and UML's Bina Bhattarai made to the deputy mayor with 8176 votes.
Lamsal's rival Netra Raj Acharya of Maoist Centre got 6,818 votes and Bhattarai's rival Manju Kumari Chaduary of NC received 7,674 votes.
In Gulariya Municipality, NC's Muktinath Yadav got 7,989 votes to emerge winne against Amar Bahadur Khadka of UML who got 7,811 votes.
NC's Sabitra Gautam was elected as the deputy mayor with 8,207 votes while her rival Tika Kumari Shamsheli Magar of UML got 7,462 votes.
Jaman Singh KC of NC won the election as the chairman in Geruwa Rural Municipality with 7,698 votes while his rival Bishwa Bahadur Tharu of Maoist Centre got 6,620 votes.
Maoist Centre's Dipesh Tharu and Man Kala Kumari Chaudhary won the election as the mayor and deputy mayor in Rajapur Municipality by defeating NC's candidates. Tharu got 9,807 votes while Chaudhary got 10,086 votes.
Source: National News Agency Nepal