The maiden election to Nabinagar Municipality is being held on Monday.
Voting started at 9am and will continue till 5pm.A total of 36,764 voters are expected to exercise their franchise at 12 centres using Electronic Voting Machines. Of the voters 18,824 are men and 17,940 are women.
Eleven candidates are vying for the mayoral post while 65 for councillor and 14 for reserved councillor posts.
An additional number of law enforcers were deployed to maintain law and order.