As many as 13 independent candidates have been elected either as chief or deputy chief at the local levels across the country.
This data is based on the vote count results made public by the Election Commission so far. The vote count of the local level election held on May 13 is still coming out.
So far, results of 701 local levels have been made public.
As per the results, 2 independent candidates have been elected as the Chairpersons of two rural municipalities- Salpasilichho and Manebhanjyanga- in Province 1.
In Madhes province, 2 independent candidates have been elected to the vital posts of mayor and deputy mayor of Bardibas Municipality.
Similarly, in Gandaki province, an independent candidate got elected as the Chair of Manang Disyang rural municipality.
Likewise, in Karnali province, 6 independent candidates got elected to the vital posts of mayors, chairs, and vice-chairs.
An independent candidate got elected the Mayor of Chandan Nath Municipality while another independent candidate got elected as the mayor of Kalikot Khandchakra Municipality.
Independent candidates got elected as Chairs of rural municipalities – Dolpo Buddha, Sanni Triveni and Chankheli- while an independent candidate got elected as vice-chair of She Phoksundo rural municipality.
Source : TRN,