Bijay Kumar Gachhadar

Nepali politician

Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar (Nepali: बिजयकुमार गच्छदार) is a Nepalese politician and leader of the Nepali Congress.[3] He has served five terms as deputy prime minister of Nepal. Presently, he's the second vice-president of Nepali Congress.


Bijay Kumar Gachhadar
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Gachhadar as Home minister and Deputy Prime-minister
Vice-President of the Nepali Congress
Assumed office
2018
Serving with Bimalendra Nidhi
Preceded byRam Chandra Paudel
Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal[1]
In office
25 May 2009 – 6 February 2011
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Prime MinisterMadhav Kumar Nepal
In office
4 Swptember 2011 – 14 March 2013
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Prime MinisterBaburam Bhattarai
In office
12 October 2015 – 4 August 2016
President
Prime MinisterKP Oli
In office
8 May 2017 – 31 May 2017
PresidentBidhya Devi Bhandari
Prime MinisterPuspa Kamal Dahal
In office
7 June 2017 – 15 February 2018
PresidentBidhya Devi Bhandari
Prime MinisterSher Bahadur Deuba
Minister for Physical Planning and Transport
In office
18 August 2008 – 25 May 2009
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Prime MinisterPuspa Kamal Dahal
In office
25 May 2009 – 6 February 2011
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Prime MinisterMadhav Kumar Nepal
In office
12 October 2015 – 4 August 2016
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Prime MinisterKP Oli
Minister of Federal Affairs and Local Development
In office
8 May 2017 – 31 May 2017
PresidentBidhya Devi Bhandari
Prime MinisterPushpa Kamal Dahal
In office
7 June 2017 – 15 February 2018
PresidentBidhya Devi Bhandari
Prime MinisterSher Bahadur Deuba
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
4 September 2011 – 14 March 2013
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Prime MinisterBaburam Bhattarai
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
4 March 2018
Preceded byHimself (as member of the Legislature Parliament)
ConstituencySunsari-3
In office
May 1991 – April 2008
Preceded byConstituency created
Succeeded byHimself (as member of the Constituent Assembly)
ConstituencySunsari-2
Member of the Constituent Assembly / Legislature Parliament
In office
28 May 2008 – 14 October 2017
Preceded byHimself (as member of the House of Representatives)
Succeeded byHimself (as member of the House of Representatives)
ConstituencySunsari-3
Chairperson of the Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum, Nepal (Democratic)
In office
2008–2017
Preceded byParty created
Succeeded byParty dissolved(merger with Rastriya Janamukti Party (Democratic) Nepal and Dalit Janajati Party, Nepal)[2]
Chairperson of the Nepal Loktantrik Forum
In office
5 April 2017 – 16 October 2017
Preceded byParty created
Succeeded byParty dissolved(joined Nepali Congress)
Personal details
Born (1954-02-01) 1 February 1954 (age 68)[source?]
Sunsari, Nepal
NationalityNepalese
Political partyNepali Congress (17 October 2017 –present)
Other political
affiliations
Nepali Congress (before 2008)
Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum, Nepal (2008-2009)
Madheshi Jana Adhikar Forum, Nepal (Democratic) (2009-2017)
Nepal Democratic Forum
Spouse(s)Nirmala Gachchhadar
OccupationPolitician
EthnicityTharu

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Backgrounder: Nepali cabinet member list". People.cn. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  2. "3 parties merge to form Nepal Democratic Forum". THT Online. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  3. "OnlineKhabar English News : English Edition". OnlineKhabar English News : English Edition. Retrieved 17 June 2021.