NC sweeps all eight wards of Rishingma in Tanahun
DAMAULI, May 18: Nepali Congress has secured landslide victory at Rishing rural municipality in Tanahun district with chairperson, vice-chairperson and panels in all wards.
NC candidate Rajendra Krishna Shrestha emerged victorious to the post of Chairperson with 4,941 votes. His arch-rival Bhupal Thapa Magar of CPN-UML got 2,489 votes.
Ginumaya Thapa Magar of NC ascended to vice-chairperson securing 4,949 votes against 2,377 of her close competitor Madhumaya Shrestha of CPN-UML.
According to Election Officer Ganga Bahadur Chhetri, NC candidates won chairpersons and members in all wards (1 to 8).
Likewise, NC candidate Gir Bahadur Thapa elected to the post of Chairperson of Anbukhaireni rural municipality with 2,589 votes. His close contender Santa Bahadur KC of CPN-UML received 2,242 votes.
Pushpa Devi Shrestha of NC got victory in the post of vice-chairperson of the rural municipality with 2,297 votes.
Earlier, CPN (MC) candidates Purna Singh Thapa and Karuna Gurung got elected to the chair and vice-chair of Bandipur rural municipality, respectively. RSS