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Officials have begun counting the votes after the first phase of local elections in Nepal, which was conducted after a gap of 20 years on Sunday.
The elections conducted sought to elect leaders for 281 of the 283 local offices.
Two representatives have been elected unopposed.
73 percent turned out to vote amongst the 49,000 candidates running in the elections. 34 districts conducted the elections for the local offices for the first time sicne 1997.
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