Pema Dolma Lama wins Women's Association presidential election

  • 2022-04-26

Pema Dolma Lama became the President of ANFA Women's Association after claiming victory in the elections held at ANFA Complex on Tuesday.

Lama defeated her only rival Bimala Poudel to claim victory. Of the total 42 votes, Lama secured 36 to Poudel's six.

Pramila Singh Shrestha, Luna Pradhan and Kamala Hirachan Thakali won the vice president positions. Shrestha secured 38 votes, Pradhan received 35 and Hirachan won 34 votes. Another vice presidential candidate Rama Bhattarai won seven votes.

The election committee declared seven members as unanimous after only seven candidates vied for the position. Brinda Dewan, Dipa Chhetri, Sarila Shrestha Maleku, Saraswoti Shrestha, Lila Maya Thapa, Chandra Bhandari and Bina Shrestha became the members of the association.

A minute silence was held to mourn the death of former Nepali international and former assistant treasurer of Women's Association Nandakala Thapa who passed away on Monday night.

(From left: Luna Pradhan, Pema Dolma Lama, Pramila Singh Shrestha and Kamala Hirachan Thakali)

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