Bidhya Devi Bhandari elected as first women President of Nepal

She received 327 votes against her opponent’s 214 in the Nepal’s Parliament.

Created On: Oct 28, 2015 18:04 ISTModified On: Oct 29, 2015 15:05 IST

Bidhya Devi BhandariBidhya Devi Bhandari was on 28 October 2015 elected as the President of Nepal. She is the first women president of Nepal.

She received 327 votes against her opponent’s 214 in the Nepal’s Parliament.

Election to the post of president became necessary as the first democratically-framed constitution was adopted on 20 September 2015 declaring the Himalayan nation as a Republic.

In Nepal, Bidhya Devi is long known for advocacy for women’s rights.

At present, she is the deputy leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist)-CPN (UML) to which the Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli also belongs to.

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