KP Sharma Oli

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K. P. Sharma Oli
के.पी. शर्मा ओली
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Prime Minister of Nepal
In office
15 February 2018 – 13 July 2021
PresidentBidya Devi Bhandari
Preceded bySher Bahadur Deuba
Succeeded bySher Bahadur Deuba
In office
12 October 2015 – 4 August 2016
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Bidya Devi Bhandari
Preceded bySushil Koirala
Succeeded byPushpa Kamal Dahal
Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal
In office
2006–2007
MonarchKing Gyanendra
Prime MinisterGirija Prasad Koirala
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
2006–2007
MonarchKing Gyanendra
Prime MinisterGirija Prasad Koirala
Preceded byRamesh Nath Pandey
Succeeded bySahana Pradhan
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
1994–1995
MonarchKing Birendra
Prime MinisterManmohan Adhikari
Preceded bySher Bahadur Deuba
Succeeded byKhum Bahadur Khadka
Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist)
Assumed office
8 March 2021
Preceded byPosition established (Party revived as per a Supreme Court verdict)[1]
In office
2014–2018
Preceded byJhala Nath Khanal
Succeeded byPosition abolished (himself as chairman of the Nepal Communist Party)[2]
Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party
In office
17 May 2018 – 8 March 2021
Serving with Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Preceded byPosition established (New party)[2]
Succeeded byPosition abolished (Party dissolved as per a Supreme Court verdict)[1]
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
4 March 2018
Preceded byKeshav Kumar Budhathoki
(as member of the Legislature Parliament)
ConstituencyJhapa–5
In office
1999–2008
Preceded byChandra Prakash Mainali
Succeeded byGauri Shankar Khadka
(as member of the 1st Constituent Assembly)
ConstituencyJhapa–2
In office
1991–1999
Preceded byConstituency created
Succeeded byGopal Prasad Koirala
ConstituencyJhapa–6
Member of the Constituent Assembly / Legislature Parliament
In office
21 January 2014 – 14 October 2017
Preceded byBishwodip Lingden Limbu
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencyJhapa–7
Personal details
Born
Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli

(1952-02-22) 22 February 1952 (age 69)
Tehrathum, Nepal
NationalityNepalese
Political partyCommunist Party of Nepal (UML) (before 2018, 2021–present)
Other political
affiliations
Nepal Communist Party (2018–2021)
Spouse(s)Radhika Shakya
ParentsMohan Prasad Oli (father)
Madhumaya Oli (mother)
Websitekpsharmaoli.com.np

Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli (born 22 February 1952) is a Nepalese politician. He was the Prime Minister of Nepal.[3][4][5] He is one of the two Chairmen of the Nepal Communist Party, formed by the union of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre).

Oli also was prime minister from 11 October 2015 to 3 August 2016 and was the first elected prime minister under the newly adopted Constitution of Nepal.[6] He was removed from office in July 2021 after a court found that his tenure was illegal.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Court verdict on Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and possible after-effects". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2021-03-31.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Nepal's Maoists, liberal communists unite as biggest left party". Reuters. Retrieved 2021-03-31.
  3. "Oli appointed as 41st PM of Nepal". My Republica Online. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  4. "KP Sharma Oli appointed Nepal's new prime minister". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  5. "Oli as 41st PM of Nepal – Bolchha Nepal". Bolchha Nepal. 2018-02-15. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  6. "Oli I elected 38th Prime Minister of Nepal (Update)". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  7. "Nepal SC orders to appoint Sher Bahadur Deuba as PM within next 28 hours". Hindustan Times. 2021-07-12. Retrieved 2021-07-12.