Nepalese politician and former Prime Minister of Nepal

Prachanda (born Pushpa Kumal Dahal 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 Nepal Communist Party (Maoist). He has been two times elected as a Prime Minister Of Nepal.[1][2][3]


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  2. "Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' Resigns As Nepal Prime Minister". Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  3. 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.