Pushpa Kamal Dahal elected as new Prime Minister of Nepal

Nepal’s parliament elected former Maoist rebel chief Prachanda as prime minister today after predecessor KP Oli resigned rather than face defeat in a vote of no confidence. The Parliament elected him with 363 in favour and 210 against it. Dahal who will be heading a coalition government comprising Nepali Congress, the largest party in parliament.

Speaker Onsari Gharti who declared the results said a total of 573 members out of total 598 (including the speaker) cast their votes. The Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) led by outgoing Prime Minister K P Oli and Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal voted against the motion.

So let’s do:
1. Name the person, who has been elected as new Prime Minister of Nepal?

Source – The Hindu


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