Bara, April 25 : Chairman of Janata Samajbadi Party, Upendra Yadav, is leading the vote count in Bara-2 till 8:30 pm today.
Yadav has secured 22,552 votes so far while Janamat Party's Shivchandra Prasad Kushbaha got 19,923 votes.
They are followed by UML candidate Purushottam Paudel with 6,501 votes, according to the Office of Chief Returning Officer.
Likewise, Ramesh Kharel of Rastriya Swatantra Party has secured 2,681 votes.
The vote count is underway at Education Training Centre, Kalaiya, amidst tight security and a total of 13,594 votes are left to count.
The post of House of Representatives member was lying vacant in Bara-2 after the earlier HoR member Ramshahay Prasad Yadav became Vice President. The by-election was held on April 23. The constituency recorded 65 percent voter turnout in the by-election. (RSS)