Pushpa Kamal Dahal

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Pushpa Kamal Dahal
पुष्पकमल दाहाल
Prachanda 2009.jpg
33rd Prime Minister of Nepal
Assumed office
26 December 2022
PresidentBidya Devi Bhandari
Preceded bySher Bahadur Deuba
In office
4 August 2016 – 7 June 2017
PresidentBidya Devi Bhandari
DeputyBimalendra Nidhi
Bijay Kumar Gachhadar
Preceded byKhadga Prasad Oli
Succeeded bySher Bahadur Deuba
In office
15 August 2008 – 25 May 2009
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
DeputyBamdev Gautam
Preceded byGirija Prasad Koirala
Succeeded byMadhav Kumar Nepal
Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Centre)
Assumed office
8 March 2021
Preceded byPosition established (after party revived by Supreme Court)
In office
1994–2018
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byParty merger to form Nepal Communist Party
Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party
In office
2018 – 8 March 2021
Serving with Khadga Prasad Oli
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byParty dissolved by Supreme court decision
Member of Parliament, Pratinidhi Sabha
Assumed office
4 March 2018
Preceded byKrishna Bhakta Pokharel
ConstituencyChitwan 3
Member of Constituent Assembly
In office
21 January 2014 – 14 October 2017
Preceded byMahendra Paswan
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencySiraha 5
In office
28 May 2008 – 28 May 2012
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byRajendra Kumar KC
ConstituencyKathmandu 10
Personal details
Born
Chhabi Lal Dahal[1][2]

(1954-12-11) 11 December 1954 (age 68)
Dhikur Pokhari, West No. 3 district, Kingdom of Nepal
(present day Dhikur Pokhari, Annapurna R.M., Kaski, Gandaki Province, Republic of Nepal)
Political partyCPN (Maoist Centre)(1994-2018; 2021-present)
Other political
affiliations
CPN (Fourth Convention) (Before 1983)
CPN (Masal) (1983–1984)
CPN (Mashal) (1984–1991)
CPN (Unity Centre) (1991–1994)
Nepal Communist Party (2018-2021)
Relations
  • Bina Magar (daughter-in-law)
  • Renu Dahal (daughter)
  • Sita Dahal (spouse)
  • Prakash Dahal (son)
  • Ganga Dahal (daughter)
  • Gyanu KC (daughter)
Alma materTribhuvan University IAAS
WebsiteOfficial website
Nickname(s)Prachanda

Pushpa Kumal Dahal born on December 11, 1954) is the former Prime Minister of Nepal. He is one of the most influential personality in the nepalese political scenario. He is president of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre). He is elected three times as a Prime Minister Of Nepal.[3][4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "From the hinterlands to Singha Durbar: A perspective on PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal - OnlineKhabar English News". Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  2. Rohde, David (2002-12-29). "Insurgents Create Growing Instability in Nepal". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  3. "Nepali Congress party president elected as 40th prime minister of Nepal - Xinhua | English.news.cn". news.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  4. "Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' Resigns As Nepal Prime Minister". NDTV.com. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  5. Pokharel, Tilak; Sengupta, Somini (2008-08-15). "Nepal Elects a Maoist to Be the Prime Minister". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-06-22.