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NC elects PM Deuba as party president

The Nepal Weekly
December 15, 2021
Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence in Parliament

The delegates of Nepali Congress, on Wednesday, re-elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba as the party president.

Deuba, who secured 2,733 votes during the second round of election, defeated Shekhar Koirala, who secured 1,855 votes.

The total number of votes cast during the Tuesday election was 4,623 while 35 votes were declared as void.
The first round of the election could not decide the president as none of 5 contestants received clear majority of more than 50 per cent. Other contestants for the party president in the first phase of election Prakash Man Singh and Bimalendra Nidhi decided to support Deuba in the second phase of election, which made his victory comfortable.