By Rup Narayan Dhakal: Pokhara—Thousands of enthusiasts from various political parties filed their candidacy for first phase of civic polls that slated for May 14, in Nepal on Tuesday.
First phase of civic polls are going to be held in 3 of 7 provinces in Nepal. Enthusiasts on behalf of various political parties had reached to Election Commission and its branches to file their nominations. The nominations in Pokhara Lekthnath, Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bharatpur Metropolitan Cities also have been filed that day.
17 candidates from various political parties and also as independently have filed the mayoral nomination in Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City of Kaski District. 11 have filed their nomination in the post of Deputy Mayor. Ramji Kunwar and Sarswoti Gurung are the candidates of Mayor and Deputy Mayor from Nepali Congress.
Likewise, Man Bahadur GC and Manju Devi Gurng have represented from CPN-UML for Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively. CPN-MC has picked Bishow Prakash Lamichhane and Goma Dhalal for the same posts.
Devi Jung Gurung and Prabhasri Gurung are the presidential and vice presidential candidates of Nepali Congress in Madi Rural Municipality of Kaski. Prakash Khanal and Gimaya Gurung are the presidential and vice presidential candidate of Nepali Congress in Rupa Rural Municipality.
Youba Raj Kunwar and Khem Kumari Gurung have filed their candidacy as president and vice president on behalf of Nepali Congress in Annapurna Rural Municipality. Khusiman Gurung and Tekan Shova Gurung were chosen as presidential and vice presidential candidates in Machhapuchhre Rural Municipality for NC.
Likewise, CPN-UML picked Karna Gurung and Krishna Kumari Paudel Dawadi as presidential and vice presidential candidate in Machhapuchhre Rural Municipality. In Madi Rural Municipality, Bed Bahadur Gurung Shyam and Bishnu Maya Acharya, in Annapurna Rural Municipality Bishnu Bahadur KC and Sagun Gurung, in Rupa Rual Municipality Nabaraj Ojha and Lal Subba Gurung were picked as presidential and vice presidential candidates of CPN-UML.
Radha Devi Bastola and Nanda Sri Gurung have been picked as presidential and vice presidential candidate for CPN-MC in Madi Rural Municipality. Prabina Adhikari and Tek Nath Gautam were chosen as presidential and vice presidential candidate in Machhapuchhre Rural Municipality for this party.
Nirmala Subedi and Pushpa Khanal were picked as presidential and vice presidential candidates in Rupa Rural Municipality for CPN-MC. Dharma Bahadur Gurung and Hari Maya Timilsina have filed the nomination as presidential and vice presidential candidate in Annapurna Rural Municipality for CPN-MC.