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Loktantrik Samajwadi Party, Nepal

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Loktantrik Samajwadi Party, Nepal
लोकतान्त्रिक समाजवादी पार्टी, नेपाल
PresidentMahantha Thakur
Founded18 August 2021; 2 years ago (2021-08-18)
Split fromJanata Samajwadi Party, Nepal
HeadquartersBabarmahal, Kathmandu
IdeologySocial democracy
Madheshi rights
Political positionCentre-left
House of Representatives
13 / 275
National Assembly
1 / 59
Madhesh Provincial Assembly
16 / 107
16 / 753
581 / 35,011
Election symbol
Party flag

The Loktantrik Samajwadi Party, Nepal (Nepali: लोकतान्त्रिक समाजवादी पार्टी, lit.'Democratic Socialist Party'), is the sixth largest political party in Nepal.


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The party was officially registered at Election Commission, Nepal on 18 August 2021.[1][2] Mahantha Thakur is the president of the new party.[3] The party was formed after split in PSP-N to join KP Oli led government.

Currently, the party stands as the fourth largest party of Madhesh Province after Nepali Congress, CPN (UML) and Janata Samajbadi respectively.[4]

As of August 2021, the party is a junior ally in the Nepali Congress-led Deuba government along with CPN (Maoist Centre), PSP-N, and CPN (Unified Socialist).[5] The party's election symbol is a bicycle.[6]


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  1. "Online Khabar". Online Khabar. Retrieved 19 August 2021.
  2. "Aided by Deuba ordinance, dissidents split two parties". kathmandupost.com. Retrieved 19 August 2021.
  3. पाठ, भुवन शर्मा काठमाडौँ ३ भाद्र २०७८ ३ मिनेट. "ठाकुरको अध्यक्षतामा जसपा लोकतान्त्रिक". nagariknews.nagariknetwork.com (in Nepali). Retrieved 19 August 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. "मधेशवादी दललाई मधेशमै धक्का- लोसपाको क्षयीकरण हुँदा जसपालाई अस्तित्व जोगाउनै हम्मे, बजेन सीके राउतको हर्न". Lokaantar (in Nepali). Retrieved 22 May 2022.
  5. Online, T. H. T. (18 July 2021). "PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins trust vote in House of Representatives, secures 165 votes". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  6. "'जसपा लोकतान्त्रिक' दर्ता गर्ने तयारी गर्दै ठाकुर पक्ष, चुनाव चिह्न भने 'साइकल'!". www.hamropatro.com. Archived from the original on 24 August 2021. Retrieved 19 August 2021.