The results of the May 13 local level elections in 16 out of 18 municipalities in Dhanusha district have been made public. Counting of votes of two municipalities is underway.
Among the results announced so far, Nepali Congress has won in 10 local levels, Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) in three, CPN (UML) in two and CPN (Maoist Center) in one local level.
According to the District Election Office, the results of Janakpurdham Sub-Municipal Corporation and Kshireshwar Nath Municipality are yet to come. According to the latest results, Bhogendra Mishra of the Nepali Congress has won the post of Laxminiya rural municipality chair and Phool Kumari Yadav of the same party as the vice-chair.
UML’s Uma Shankar Prasad Sah and Poonam Sah of the same party have been elected as the chair and vice-chair of Aurahi rural municipality respectively. In Dhanauji rural municipality, Raj Kumar Sah and Ramwati Devi Mandal of Congress were elected the chair and vice-chair respectively.
Similarly, Dipin Dev of JSP has been elected as the chair of Janakandini rural municipality while Kamala Sehgal of Nepali Congress was elected as the vice-chair.
UML candidate Bechan Das Tatma has been re-elected as the mayor of Bideha municipality for the second term while Asha Jha of the same party has also been re-elected as the deputy mayor. Bidyadevi Bhujel of the Nepali Congress has been elected as the mayor of Dhanushadham municipality.
Congress candidate Bisheshwar Yadav has been elected as the mayor of Kamala municipality and Shiladevi Mandal has been elected as the deputy mayor. In Sahidnagar municipality, JSP candidate Dinesh Prasad Yadav and Congress candidate Sunita Kumari Singh have been elected as mayor and deputy mayor respectively.
JSP’s Jayakumar Yadav and Saida Khatun have been elected as the chair and vice-chair of Mukhiyapatti Musaharania rural municipality. Congress candidate Ram Ashish Mahato has been elected as the chair of Bateshwor rural municipality and Phool Kumari Singh of the same party as the vice-chair.
Mahendra Mahato of the Nepali Congress has been elected as the Mayor of Mithila municipality and Sunita Singh Budhatho of the CPN-UML as the deputy mayor. Similarly, Congress candidate Binay Kumar Yadav and UML candidate Radhadevi Yadav have been elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively of the Nagarain municipality.
Jit Narayan Yadav and Tulsa Kumari Pandey have been elected as Ganeshman Charnath Municipality Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively. Similarly, Maoist center candidate Kariram Yadav and Rahima Khatun have been elected as the mayor and deputy mayor of Sabaila municipality.
Congress candidate Pradip Yadav has been elected as the mayor of Hanspur municipality and Durga Devi the deputy chief. Similarly, Nepali Congress candidate Rajendra Prasad Yadav and Maoist center candidate Sobhadevi Sah have been elected as the mayor and deputy mayor of Mithila Bihari Municipality respectively.