CPN-UML’s Pachhai wins PA seat in Jumla
JUMLA: The CPN-UML candidate Tek Raj Pachhai has won the election to the Member of the Province Assembly (PA) from Jumla PA constituency-2.
Pachhai secured 7,826 votes while his closest competitor Padam Bahadur Rokaya, a common candidate of the ruling alliance, got 6,715 votes, Chief Returning Officer, Bishnu Prasad Gautam, said.
Rokaya of the CPN (Unified Socialist) is the Karnali Province Government’s minister for physical infrastructure and urban development.
Dhan Bahadur Basnet, an independent candidate got 4,165 votes and Birkha Bahadur Rawat of the Nepal Workers Peasants’ Party (NWPP) bagged 1,202 votes.