NC clean sweeps Mustang
KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress swept the elections in Mustang district by winning all three parliamentary and provincial assembly seats.
Yogesh Gauchan won a seat in the election to the House of Representatives, garnering 3,992 votes against CPN-UML candidate Prem Prasad Tulachan. Tulachan garnered 3,078 votes.
Likewise, Namdu Gurung won the election to the Province Assembly from Mustang (A). He obtained 1, 048 votes against his closest contender Dhara Bista of CPN-UML. He secured 793 votes.
Similarly, Bikal Sherchan defeated his nearest rival Chandra Mohan Gauchan of CPN-UML with the margin of 158 votes to secure a seat in the Province Assembly from Mustang-1 (B).
Sherchan got 2,723 votes while Gauchan received 2,565 votes.