Nepali Congress(NC) mayoral candidate Rohit Prasai is taking the lead in the race for the mayor of Itahari Sub-metropolitan city. Prasai has secured 3384 votes, compared to 3154 votes garnered by his closest rival CPN-UML mayoral candidate Dwarika Lal Chaudhari.
The results of second phase local level elections for 91 out of 334 local units have been declared so far.
The second phase local level elections were held on June 28 in 35 districts of Provinces 1, 5 and 7.
The election results received till 2 pm on Saturday, CPN-UML candidates emerged victorious in 42 local units, while Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre) won in 32 and 14 local units respectively.
Similarly, independent candidates have emerged victorious in six local units.
The Election Commission has again urged the political parties, candidates, the representatives of the candidates and all stakeholders to extend the necessary cooperation from their side for conducting the counting of votes promptly.