Ram Chandra Paudel elected as the new President of Nepal
On 9 March 2023, senior Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Paudel has been elected as the new President of Nepal.
Ram Chandra Paudel got votes by 214 MPs of Parliament and 352 Members of Provincial Assemblies.
The President is elected by an electoral college consisting of members of the provincial assemblies and the federal parliament.
The total number of electors for the presidential election in Nepal is 882, including 332 members of the parliament as well as 550 members of the provincial assemblies of the 7 provinces.
He will succeed Bidya Devi Bhandari as the head of state of Nepal.
About Ram Chandra Paudel
He also served as the Deputy Prime Minister, Cabinet Minister and President of Nepal.
He served as the Vice President of Nepali Congress Tanhu District Committee in 1980, General Secretary in 2005, Vice President in 2007 and Acting President of the party in 2015.
Ram Chandra Paudel served as Minister of Local Development in May 1991, Minister of Agriculture in 1992 and Speaker from December 1994 to March 1999.
The kingdom of Nepal was established by the Shah dynasty.
It is a landlocked country in South Asia.
Prime Minister: Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Currency: Nepalese Rupee
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