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Sher Bahadur Deuba

Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister

Sher Bahadur Deuba (Nepali: शेरबहादुर देउवा, pronounced [seɾ baːduɾ deu̯ba] born 13 June 1946) is a Nepali politician serving as the prime minister of Nepal since 13 July 2021. He has previously served four terms as the prime minister (1995–1997, 2001–2002, 2004–2005, and 2017–2018) and is the Member of Parliament for the parliamentary constituency of Dadeldhura 1. He has been the president of the Nepali Congress since 2016.

Born and raised in Ashigram, a remote village in Dadeldhura, Deuba completed his primary education there and secondary education in Doti. He completed his higher education from Tri-Chandra College, and registered as a research fellow at the London School of Economics. In 1991, he was elected to the House of Representatives and served as the Minister of Home Affairs in the cabinet led by Girija Prasad Koirala. Deuba become prime minister after Manmohan Adhikari tried to dissolve the parliament for a second time in two years in 1995. He oversaw the signature of the Mahakali treaty with India during his first term. His second premiership started in July 2001 amidst the rise of the Maoists and he later declared a state of emergency and listed the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) as a “terrorist organisation”. He was dismissed by King Gyanendra in October 2002, but after public backlash, he was reappointed prime minister in June 2004. He was arrested after 2005 coup d’état by the King Gyanendra, and was released in February 2006 after the Supreme Court declared his arrest unlawful.

Deuba was sworn in as prime minister for a fourth stint in June 2017, as per an agreement to form a rotational government by Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre). His government successfully conducted the elections of all three levels of government in different phases in 2017. On 12 July 2021, the Supreme Court ordered the appointment of Deuba as prime minister within 28 hours, and he was appointed prime minister for a fifth term by President Bidya Devi Bhandari in accordance with Article 76(5) of the Constitution of Nepal the next day.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name  Sher Bahadur Deuba
Date of Birth  13th June 1946
Sex  Male
Marital Status  Married
Place of Birth  Ganyapdhura Rural Municipality-1, Dadeldhura District (Former – Ruwakhola, AsigramV.D.C.- 5, Dadeldhura District, Nepal)
Contact
Address  Budhanilakantha Municipality, Kathmandu District, Nepal.
Phone (Resident)  (977-1) 4375376/4374237, Fax: (977-1) 4377307
Email  piyushrl26@gmail.com
(Office)  (977-1) 5183363/5183264/5183265 
Education  Research Fellow in Political Science at the London School of Economics 1989-90.
   Master in Arts, Political Science (Humanities) from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu.
   Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Tribhuvan University.
   Bachelors in Arts (Humanities) from Tribhuvan University.
Political Background
2021 July 13 to current  Prime Minister of Nepal.
2016 March 7 to current  President of Nepali Congress Party.
2008 June to 2012  Vice President, Socialist International.
2006 May to Sep.  Elected President of Nepali Congress (Democratic)
2006 May to Sep. 2007  Leader of the Parliamentary
2004 June to 2005 Feb.  Prime Minister of Nepal.
2001 Aug. to 2002 Oct.  Prime Minister of Nepal.
2002 Sept. to 2006 Jan.  President, Nepali Congress (Democratic)
1999 Dec. to 2000 Oct.  Head of the high Level Recommendation Committee for the Resolution of Maoist Problem.
1999 Apr. to 2002 July  Elected Member of Parliament (with highest number and margin of votes).: Elected member of the Central Working Committee of the  Nepali Congress Party.
1997 Mar. to 1998  Remained Member of Parliament and elected member of Central Working Committee of Nepali Congress Party.
1995 Sep. to 1997 Mar.  Prime Minister
1994 Nov. to 1995 Sept.  Elected Member of Parliament on a Nepali Congress Parliamentary Committee and Leader of Main Opposition Party.
1991 to 1994 Nov.  Elected Member of Parliament from Dadeldhura District, Far-Western Nepal.
1991 Dec. to 1994 Sept.  Minister for Home Affairs of Nepali Congress Government.
1991  Political in Charge, Far-Western Region, Nepali Congress
1990  Actively participated in the Popular Movement for Restoration of Democracy in Nepal in Western Countries during the 1990 Movement.
1982 to 1998  Convener, Political Consultative Committee, Nepali Congress.
1985  Played a leading role in the Civil Disobedient.
1980  Active in promoting multi-party Democracy in Nepal during the National Referendum.
1971 to 1980  Founder member and President of the Nepal Students’ Union.
1966 to 2005  Imprisoned for political beliefs for a period of ten years (at different points of time).
1965 to 1968  Chairman, Far-Western Students’ Committee, Kathmandu.
Countries Visited  United Kingdom, United States of America, Bhutan, Maldives, India, China, Sri-Lanka, Thailand, Japan, Germany, France, Norway, Colombia, Sweden, Belgium, Qatar, Switzerland, Australia, South Korea and Greece
Website www.sherbahadur.com  : Wikipedia