The Mayor of Kathmandu Municipality is ultimately announced as an Independent Mayor Candidate. Balen Shah won with a margin of 23426 votes. Balen Shah defeated Keshav Sthapit and Srijana Singh with a margin of 61767 votes.

From today, Balen has officially started his service as a mayor of Kathmandu Metro City. Balen Shah’s first decision i.e. live broadcast of the meeting of executive committee of Kathmandu Metro has also come into action. It has been considered as a historic and amazing decision.