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Victory

Independent candidate Jogi elected in Morang 5

While he got 21,820 votes, his closest rival, CPN-Maoist candidate Shiva Kumar Mandal, secured only 17,486 votes.

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KATHMANDU: An independent candidate has been elected in Morang Constituency No. 5. Independent candidate Yogendra Mandal (Jogi) was elected in Constituency No. 5, defeating the candidate of the alliance with the ruling coalition and the UML.

While he got 21,820 votes, his closest rival, CPN-Maoist candidate Shiva Kumar Mandal, secured only 17,486 votes.

Raj Kumar Yadav of the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), who entered the election field by alliance with the UML, obtained 17,390 votes.

Shiva Kumar was defeated by Yogendra by a vote margin of 4,334.

The Nepali Congress was elected from the power coalition in both State Assembly constituencies in this constituency.

Gayananda Mandal was elected in Constituency No. 5 (1), and Amrit Aryal in Constituency No. 5 (2). (2).

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