Ram Chandra Paudel Takes Oath As Nepal President

Ram Chandra Paudel Takes Oath As Nepal President

Ram Chandra Paudel was on Thursday elected as the brand new Nepalese President.


Senior Nepali Congress chief Ram Chandra Paudel was right this moment sworn in because the President of Nepal. Appearing Chief Justice Hari Krishna Karki administered the oath to 78-year-old Mr Paudel at a particular ceremony at Sheetal Niwas, the President’s Workplace.

A provision in Nepal’s structure specifies that the President earlier than assuming workplace shall take the oath of workplace and secrecy from the Chief Justice.

Ram Chandra Paudel was on Thursday elected as the brand new Nepalese President.

Mr Paudel secured 33,802 electoral votes whereas his rival Subash Chandra Nembwang secured 15,518 electoral votes, in response to Nepal’s Election Fee.

Additional, in response to Nepal’s Election Fee, 313 members of the federal parliament took half within the voting whereas 518 members from the provincial assemblies additionally participated within the electoral course of to choose the subsequent president.

The voting passed off at Nepal’s Parliament constructing in New Baneshwar, Kathmandu. The Election Fee within the Himalayan nation had arrange two separate polling stations for federal parliamentarians and the Province Meeting members on the Corridor.

Lawmakers from all provinces arrived in Kathmandu for the election. A complete of 884 members make up the Electoral School, together with 275 members of the Home of Representatives, 59 of the Nationwide Meeting and 550 of the seven provincial assemblies.

He was supported by eight events whereas Subash Chandra Nembang, the only real candidate from CPN-UML, was tipped to be backed by unbiased lawmakers.

Mr Paudel on Thursday stated that he has expertise in governance and the functioning of state mechanisms which makes him appropriate for the brand new submit.

In a dialog with ANI, Mr Paudel, who was additionally a former home speaker throughout the monarchy, stated he has gained expertise in governance and the functioning of state mechanisms.

“I’ve earlier additionally undertaken numerous governmental roles. I even have been to the royal palaces throughout the monarchy, turned the home speaker, and used to go to the palace as soon as every week. That is why the function that I’ll undertake will not be new for me. I even have been in conferences with former Presidents as effectively and in addition know the functionalities there. I’m not new to the function and duties,” Mr Paudel stated after casting his vote earlier on Thursday.

Aside from being a former Home Speaker, Mr Paudel has spent over a decade in jail. He has, until now, turn out to be a lawmaker six instances and minister 5 instances. A senior chief of the Nepali Congress, Mr Paudel had misplaced the intra-party election however now he has been elected the third president of the nation. He had the backing of ten events on Thursday’s election.

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