Kathmandu : Constituency no 2 of Jhapa district began vote count for the election to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly early this morning.
Election officer Keshav Raj Pant informed that the vote count was initiated in constituency-2 at 3:30 am. The count began with the votes cast from Arjundhara Municipality-11.
Although the vote count was begun from a single booth, it would have five to six booths from 9:00 am, according to counter Saugat Katwal.
The District Election Office, Jhapa shared the information that it witnessed 65.42 percent turnout.’
Vote counting kicks off in Kathmandu-7
The vote counting has recently begun in constituency no 7 of Kathmandu. The counting was begun at judo hall of Nayabazaar.
Election officer Usha Shrestha informed that the vote count was initiated after holding an all-party meeting.
The vote counting was initiated by arranging four booths. Both the votes for members of the House of Representatives and of Provincial Assembly and proportional system would be counted together. The constituency no 7 recorded some 60 percent turnouts.
In this constituency, contenders are Ashmita Singh (Manushi Yami Bhattarai) of CPN (Maoist Centre), Shyam Kumar Ghimire of CPN UML, Rajendra Shrestha of Janata Samajbadi Party, and independent candidate Rambir Manandhar, among others.