As per the latest vote count for the second phase of local polls held in 334 local units under the three provinces, results of 32 local units are out.
Accordingly, the UML is taking a lead with victories in 13 local units including in one municipality and 12 rural municipalities while Nepali Congress is closely following the UML by clinching victory in 12 local units that include two municipalities and 9 rural municipalities.
Similarly, Maoist Centre has won in 7 rural municipalities.
Likewise, Rastriy Janamorcha has clinched victory in one rural municipality.
Birathnagar is only only one Metropolitan city in the second phase of the elections.
As per the vote count result we received from the Metropolis, Nepali Congress is leading with 634 votes while UML is in the second position with 441votes and socialist Forum has received 53 votes for the Mayoral post.
Similarly, NC is taking a lead in Dharan sub metropolitan city and Ithari sub metropolis, UML is leading in two sub metropolitan cities in Dang, Butwal sub metropolis, and RPP is taking a lead in Nepalgunj sub metropolitan city.