Vidya Bhattarai of CPN-UML. file image
November 8, Pokhara. Kaski Area No. Vidya Bhattarai of CPN-UML has been elected in 2. She defeated her nearest rival, Madhav Prasad Kandel, a candidate of the National Independent Party, by a margin of 4,503 votes, and confirmed her second journey to Parliament.
Bhattarai bought 16 thousand 998 votes whereas his nearest rival Kandel managed to get 12 thousand 495 votes. Kandel was consistently main within the preliminary vote depend. However, later Vidya overtook her and received with an enormous margin.
Srinath Baral of the CPN United Socialist Party, who turned a candidate from the ruling coalition, got here third with 9,659 votes.
Vidya, who’s within the teaching career, was elected within the by-election after the loss of life of Rabindra Adhikari, who had earlier received the MP from the identical constituency, in an air crash. Vidya is the spouse of late Rabindra Adhikari.