Ram Chandra Poudel

Nepalese politician

Ram Chandra Poudel (Nepali: राम चन्द्र पौडेल; born 15 October 1944) is a politician from Nepal who is the third President of Nepal (leader) since March 2023. He used to be a senior leader of the Nepali Congress. Poudel became president on 9 March 2023.[1]

Ram Chandra Poudel
रामचन्द्र पौडेल
3rd President of Nepal
Assumed office
13 March 2023
Prime MinisterPushpa Kamal Dahal
Vice PresidentNanda Kishor Pun
Ram Sahaya Yadav
Preceded byBidya Devi Bhandari
Speaker of the House of Representatives
In office
18 December 1994 – 23 March 1999
DeputyRam Vilas Yadav
Lila Shrestha Subba
Preceded byDaman Nath Dhungana
Succeeded byTaranath Ranabhat
Ministerial positions
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs
In office
Prime MinisterKrishna Prasad Bhattarai
Girija Prasad Koirala
Sher Bahadur Deuba
Minister for Peace and Reconstruction
In office
PresidentGirija Prasad Koirala (Acting)
Prime MinisterGirija Prasad Koirala
Minister for Local Development and Agriculture
In office
Prime MinisterGirija Prasad Koirala
Parliamentary offices
Member of Parliament, Pratinidhi Sabha
In office
22 December 2022 – 9 March 2023
Preceded byKrishna Kumar Shrestha
Succeeded byTBD
ConstituencyTanahun 1
In office
October 1994 – May 2002
Preceded byGovinda Raj Joshi
Succeeded byHimself (as member of Constituent Assembly)
ConstituencyTanahun 2
In office
May 1991 – August 1994
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byGovinda Raj Joshi
ConstituencyTanahun 1
Member of the Constituent Assembly / Legislature Parliament
In office
28 May 2008 – 14 October 2017
Preceded byHimself (as member of Pratinidhi Sabha)
Succeeded byKedar Sigdel (as member of Pratinidhi Sabha)
ConstituencyTanahun 2
Vice President of the Nepali Congress
In office
Preceded byPrakash Man Singh
Gopal Man Shrestha
Succeeded byBimalendra Nidhi
Personal details
Born (1944-10-15) 15 October 1944 (age 79)
Tanahun, Nepal
Political partyIndependent (since 2023)
Other political
Nepali Congress (until 2023)
Spouse(s)Sabita Poudel
ParentsRishima (mother)
Durga Prasad (father)

References change

  1. "Ram Chandra Paudel is the new president of Nepal - OnlineKhabar English News". Online Khabar. 9 March 2023. Archived from the original on 9 March 2023. Retrieved 9 March 2023.