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NC 14th General Convention: 1,300 votes cast till 5:00 pm in re-election

KATHMANDU:- A total of 1,300 votes have been cast till 5:00 pm in the reelection that took place to elect the party president in its ongoing 14th General Convention.
Prime Minister and NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba and leader Dr Shekhar Koirala are vying for the presidency in the second phase of election.
A total of six polling stations have been arranged for the voting in the voting centre in Bhrikuti Mandap.
Both the candidates are wooing the voters, who have queued up to cast their ballots, to vote for them for the party presidency.
As no candidate secured 51 per cent of the total votes in the voting held Monday, the reelection for the party presidency started this afternoon.
The central election committee coordinator Gopal Krishna Ghimire said that time has been managed till 7:30 pm to cast the vote for the post of party president.
The official number of delegates to the 14th General Convention is 4,743.
In the first round of the voting held on Monday, Deuba finished the race with 2,258 votes while his nearest competitor Dr Koirala obtained 1,702 votes. Likewise, Prakash Man Singh got 371 votes followed by 250 by Bimalendra Nidhi and 22 votes by Kalyan Gurung. A total of five candidates were in the fray for the party President post.



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