Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 13 March 2018) – Incumbent President Bidya Devi Bhandari has emerged victorious with an overwhelming majority and been re-elected to new term of office, as per the voting result made public following today’s presidential election.
President Bhandari received 39,275 votes, while NC lawmaker Kumari Rai received 11,730 votes. President Bhandari has won the election by 27,545 votes. Vote-weightage of each voter of the House of Representatives and National Assembly was 79, while that of each Provincial Assembly member was equivalent to 48.
Bhandari had been endorsed by the left-alliance. Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, and other fringe parties had also backed Bhandari.
The voting had begun from 10:00 am and went on till 3:00 pm today. Meanwhile, the counting of votes started at 4:00 pm following the conclusion of ballot casting. An electoral college comprising Members of Federal Parliament and Province Assemblies had cast their votes to elect the President.
As many as 862 votes were cast in the presidential election today at the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.
Out of the 334 federal parliament members, 326 members cast their votes in the election. Likewise, 549 provincial assembly members were eligible to exercise their franchise in the presidential election, of which 13 were absent during the vote casting.
As per the Constitution of Nepal, the term of the President shall be of five years and maximum of two terms. Chief Justice will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the re-elected President tomorrow at 4:00 pm.
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