Bibeksheel running for 2nd round vote in Baitadi, Kailali and Kanchanpur

Posted on: June 24, 2017 | views: 344

Having garnered a sizeable number of votes in the first round of local level elections in Kathmandu, Bibeksheel Nepali Party has tested the waters by fielding candidates in the second round in Baitadi, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts. 

It is noted that Bibeksheel's Ranju Darshana, who ran for mayor in Kathmandu Metropolitan City in the first phase, garnered 23,439 votes while CPN-UML's Bidya Sundar Shakya, who was elected mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis, securing 64,913 votes. 

Bibeksheel was a new party to fight in the race and the votes it has managed to garner are considered to be comparatively higher for the new party.