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Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari re-elected to 2nd term of office

Nepal-President Devi Bhandari
Johnnie Parks | 17 March, 2018, 13:50

Her rival Nepali Congress's Kumari Laxmi Rai hardly drew 25 percent of the votes.Out of 52,501 votes by weightage President Bhandari secured 39,275 votes while Rai got 11,730 votes.The Electoral College comprising the members of Federal Parliament and provincial assemblies voted in the presidential election. President Bhandari has won by 27,545 votes.

Bhandari, 56, won since her nomination was backed by the ruling Left alliance of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre), the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal and other fringe parties. She married a fellow communist Madan Bhandari whom she met during her initial years in politics.

Bidya Devi Bhandari first term as the president of Nepal was uncontroversial and she was likely to win the elections again.

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As Nepal's political map was being redrawn after the end of the brutal Maoist insurgency in 2006 and overthrow of the king two years later, Bhandari campaigned hard to bring woman's voices to parliament. We have made the arrangements to count the votes after the voting concludes, and the vote counting is expected to start after 4:00 p.m. and the results will be out by the evening, ' Election Commission's spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal informed ANI over phone. The calculation of the votes to be cast in favour of incumbent President Bhandari from left alliance is 33,575.

CPN's 65 lawmakers in the parliament and 108 lawmakers in provincial assemblies, the CPN had 10,319 votes. Before becoming president she was a powerful leader of the Communist Party of Nepal Unified Marxist-Leninist.

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