19 May, Waling: A woman candidate has won the top post of the Putali Bazaar Municipality of Syangja.

The vote counting which concluded last night showed CPN (UML) mayoral candidate, Seema Chhetri, mustering a total of 10,249 votes to win the local level election. Her closest rival Tulasi Ram Regmi from Nepali Congress garnered 9,029 votes.

The same party’s candidate has taken the deputy mayor’s post in the municipality. UML’s Mahesh Puri received 10,388 votes to win the deputy’s post.

In the overall 14 wards in the Putali Bazaar Municipality, UML has won in 10 wards while Nepali Congress has won in four wards. With the completion of the vote count in Putali Bazaar, results have come out in all 11 local tiers in the district. RSS