Rajesh Raya Yadav has been elected as the Bara District President of the Nepali Congress.
In the by-elections held on Sunday, Yadav won with 1206 votes. Yadav defeated Shambhu Bahadur Budhathoki.
Budhathoki polled 1154 votes. Yadav defeated Budhathoki by a margin of 52 votes. Winner Yadav is also the mayor of the Kalaiya sub-metropolis.
Both the winner and the loser are district leaders of the establishment party. Ramananda Rai came out of the convention on Saturday with a third-place vote.