KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress youth leader Gagan Thapa has cast his ballot from a polling station at Maiti Devi Temple in Kathmandu Constituency-4 this morning.
Thapa is also contesting the parliamentary elections from the same constituency.
Meanwhile, the presence of voters was relatively thin in the polling stations of Kathmandu-4, where NC leader Thapa and CPN-UML leader Rajan Bhattarai are contesting the elections to the House of Representatives.
When asked about the same, the locals said,” It is too cold now. We will go to cast our ballot after the weather becomes warm in the afternoon.”
Likewise, the Shram Secondary School polling station in Kumarigal of the Kathmandu-4, Chabahil, saw a good footfall where as the Samudayik Sewa Samaj polling centre witnessed a veryfew voters turn out till 9:30 am this morning.
There are nearly 1400 voters registered to cast their votes here.
The polling center recorded the polls officials surpassing the number of visiting voters for a couple of hours this morning, says a police person on duty.
The voting, however, is going on in a peaceful manner.
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