Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has become the PM of Nepal for the third time.

  • Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda, the chairman of the CPN-Maoist Centre, has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Nepal for the third time.
  • President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed Prachanda as Prime Minister on 25 December under Article 76(2) of the Constitution.
  • Prachanda has support of 165 lawmakers in the 275-member House of Representatives which includes CPN-UML with 78, CPN-MC with 32, RSP with 20, RPP with 14, JSP with 12, Janamat with 6 and Nagarik Unmukti Party with 3.
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