10 Dec, Palpa : CPN (UML)’s Som Prasad Pandey representing the left alliance won Palpa 2 parliamentary seat. He garnered 34,899 votes, while his closest contender Nepali Congress’s Hari Prasad Nepal 24,554 votes.
Likewise, UML’s Dr Puran Bajracharya claimed Palpa 2 (A) Provincial Assembly seat by defeating his nearest rival NC’s Madhav Nepal.
Bajracharya received 18,042 votes, while Nepal 4,572 votes. CPN (Maoist Centre)’s Tularam Gharti representing the left alliance won Palpa 2 (B) Provincial Assembly seat. He secured 16,422 votes, while his nearest rival NC’s Ram Karki 11,496 votes.