NC leader Durlav Thapa elected Bhaktapur district president
NC leader Durlav Thapa (File photo)
BHAKTAPUR: Durlav Thapa panel has made a clean sweep in the district level elections held under the 14th General Convention of Nepali Congress (NC).
Thapa has defeated Asta Kumar Kaway by 113 votes. Thapa has secured 555 votes to become the president of Nepali Congress Bhaktapur district while his closest rival Kaway obtained 442 votes.
Similarly, Bijesh Awal and Urmila Ban from the Thapa panel obtained 529 and 514 votes respectively to become vice presidents of Bhaktapur district. While their rivals Ram Gopal Neupane and Gokul Raj Khatri obtained 459 and 430 votes, respectively.
Likewise, Sushil Basnet and Rajesh Khadka from Thapa panel garnered 552 and 485 votes to become secretaries.
Yadav Prasad Adhikari and Krishna Murari Neupane have been elected as deputy secretaries with 574 and 514 votes, respectively. Thapa panel has won all the other seats of members.
Thapa is considered close to Deuba panel while Kaway is from the Koirala panel.