Chitwan: Voting begins in Chitwan constituency 2. Voting begins at all 138 polling centres of 43 polling stations at 7 am, said assistant returning officer Ishwori Acharya. There was an encouraging participation of voters as they queued to exercise their franchise braving hot temperature.
The constituency has the total 124,695 eligible voters (63,291 women, 61,403 men and one third gender). The main competitors from the constituency are Nepali Congress Jit Narayan Shrestha from the democratic-left alliance, CPN (UML)’s Ram Prasad Neupane and Rastriya Swatantra Party’s Rabi Lamichhane.
Of them, Shrestha is casting his vote from the polling centre at Chartumukhi Secondary School at Shaktikhor while Neupane and Lamichhane are missing in the voter roll, it has been said.
Lamichhane vacated the House of Representatives in a case of citizenship.