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Nepali Janata Dal

 

Nepali Janata Dal

Nepali Janata Dal
President Haricharan Shah[1]
Headquarters Anamnagar[2]
Election symbol
Politics of Nepal
Political parties
Elections

Nepali Janata Dal is a political party in Nepal. The party was established in 1995 as the United People's Party. The party identifies itself as progressive, nationalist and socialist.[2]

Hari Charan Shah is the party chairman, Kabiraj Timilsina the vice-Chairman, Dipak Raj Pandey the General secretary. In total, the Central Committee of the party has 41 members.[2]

In the 2008 Constituent Assembly election, the NJD won two seats through the proportional representation vote.[3] It got 48990 PR votes (0.46%).[4] The party selected Vishwanath Prasad Agrawal and Gayatri Shah as its representatives in the assembly.[5] Gayatri Shah is the nominated parliamentary leader of the party.


References

  1. ^ United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) : Activities » Activities Update » Activity Details
  2. ^ a b c result.nepalelectionportal.org/parties.php?val=18
  3. ^ http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?nid=145003
  4. ^ http://www.nepalresearch.org/politics/background/pr_votes.pdf
  5. ^ http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullstory.asp?filename=aNPata0rcqzpca3a9a5ua.axamal&folder=aNPataiaoanaaal&Name=National&sImageFileName=&dtSiteDate=20080503


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