Tanahun, April 25. In the Tanahun 1 by-election, Rashtriya Swatantra Party (RASWPA) candidate Dr. Swarnim Wagle won. He got 34 thousand 919 votes. His closest opponent Gobind Bhattarai of the Nepali Congress has got 20 thousand 122 votes. Similarly, CPN-UML’s Sarbendra Khanal got 8,488 votes and Rashtriya Prajatantra Party’s Shobha Gurung got 218 votes.
Dr. Wagle is the former Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission. He was a member of the National Planning Commission of Nepal for two terms (September 2016 to August 2017 and May 2014 to November 2015).
Dr. Wag, Board Second in SLC of 2046, passed SLC from Budhanilkanth School in Kathmandu. Dr. Wagh, who has a Ph.D. in economics, has worked in foreign organizations including the World Bank.