Chitwan, Aug 28: Chairperson of two wards of Bharatpur metropolis took oath of office and secrecy today.
Their assumption of office had been stalled after a court case was filed against the victory by their nearest opponents. The writ petition was filed at Hetauda bench of High Court Patan.
Chief Returning Officer Kabi Prasad Neupane administered the oath to chair of ward no. 4 Hari Prasad Acharya and of ward no. 7 Rajendra Mani Kafley.
Both of them were elected representing the CPN-UML and the case were filed by their opponents representing the NC. The victory margin was seven and 14 votes respectively.