Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav elected Nepal's third Vice President

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Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav elected Nepal's third Vice President

Ram Sahai Prasad Yadav has been elected as the third Vice President of Nepal and is the leader of the Janata Samajwadi Party.

An Overview of the News

  • In the voting, Yadav defeated Astalakshmi Shakya of CPN (UML) and Mamta Jha of Janmat Party.

  • Yadav received support from the ruling coalition, including the Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre), and CPN (Unified Socialist).

  • A total of 311 federal MPs and 518 provincial assembly members participated in the vote.

  • The polling station for the election was located in the Federal Parliament Building at New Baneshwar in Kathmandu.

  • According to the Constitution of Nepal, the Vice President can perform the duties of the President during the absence of the President.

  • The term of the Vice President is five years from the date of his election.

  • Yadav was a former Minister of Forest and Environment and a member of Nepal's first federal parliament.

About Nepal

  • The kingdom of Nepal was established by the Shah dynasty.

  • It is a landlocked country in South Asia.

President - Ram Chandra Paudel

Prime Minister - Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Capital - Kathmandu

Currency - Nepalese Rupee

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