By-poll 2076 BS : 22 candidates file nominations for seven wards in far-west

Baitadi, 14 November : By-election is taking place in seven wards of five far-west districts including Baitadi on November 30. The election is to be held at three wards in Baitadi and one each in Doti, Achham, Bajura and Kanchanpur.

The by-election is taking place at Dhogdakedar rural municipality-4, Surnaya rural municipality-1 and Purchaudi municipality-4 in Baitadi. Likewise, by-poll is scheduled to take place at Adarsha rural municipality-2 of Doti, Mallekh rural municipality-5 of Achham, Triveni municipality-1 of Bajura and Punarbas municipality-3 of Kanchanpur.

Total 22 candidates have filed nominations for the leadership in seven different wards. Some eight candidates filed nominations for three wards in Baitadi while it is three at Triveni municipality-1 in Bajura. Likewise, five candidates are contesting for ward chair in Punarbas municipality-3 of Kanchanpur.

Four candidates registered their nominations for ward chairs in Doti. Achham has witnessed the registration of only two candidates from two main parties, Nepali Congress and Nepal Communist Party.


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