Daman Bahadur Bhandari, the CPN (UML) candidate for the Province Assembly (PA) by-election in Bajhang 1(A), has emerged victorious.Bhandari obtained 11,612 votes to win the election, Chief Election Officer Sudarshan Lamichhane told the RSS.Bhandari’s nearest competitor Abhishek Bahadur Singh of the Nepali Congress secured 11,346 votes while another competitor Janak Bahadur Budha of CPN (Maoist Centre) received 3,967 followed by 2,513 of Dil Bahadur Singh of CPN (Unified Socialist), according to the Chief Election Officer. The election was held on April 27