Voting for the election to the Member of the House of Representatives and Province Assembly is in progress at Devchuli Municipality-4 in Constituency No 1 of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat- Susta East).
The voting at the Shanti Shrijana Basic School polling center at Devchuli-1 was suspended on Sunday. Chief Election Officer of Nawalpur, Umesh Prasad Luintel said voting would be continued until 5 pm today. He added that vote counting of Constituency No 1 would be started this evening itself after the voting is concluded.
There are 980 voters at this polling center. Security has been tightened at this center.
66 percent voter turnout
Meanwhile, the voter turnout in Nawalparasi (Bardaghat- Susta East) district is around 66 percent, District Election Officer Lal Prasad Sharma Bhusal said. The voter turnout in both constituencies of the district is 66.49 percent.
The total number of voters in this electoral constituency is 173,181, including 96,680 females, 76,500 males, and one-third gender.
The total number of voters in the district is 260,461.
There are 302 polling centers under 113 polling stations in the district. The district is electing two members to the House of Representatives and four members to the Province Assembly.