Maoists leader Prachanda (right) congratulates newly elected President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav in Kathmandu on Monday. Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai looks on. Photo: AFP
Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary candidate Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has become the first president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, securing a comfortable majority in the presidential run-off held on Monday, July 22, 2008. Constituent Assembly (CA) chairman K. B. Gurung announced in the CA meeting this evening that Dr. Yadav had been elected president by a simple majority.
Dr Yadav, gained 308 out of 590 votes on Monday’s presidential run-off, while his opponent Maoist-backed Ram Raja Prasad Singh got 282 votes. Yadav was supported by CPN (UML), Madhesi Janadhikar Forum, CPN (ML), Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Nepal Workers and Peasants Party, CPN (United), Rastriya Janamorcha, Rastriya Janashakti Party and a few other fringe parties.The 61-year-old president elect hails from Dhanusha district and was the general secretary of the Congress party. Read the rest of this entry »
Hamroawaaz.com team would like to wish all the readers a Happy New Year 2065. From the starting of the year 2064, we heard and prepare about CA polls, it postponed for 2 times and finally on the eve of the 2065 we are getting some ca polls results. Finally let’s hope that we will have no more violence in Nepal after this election.
Nepal faced more fearful political incidents in Nepal this year, Terai was burning for months. We feared even that Maoist may start their revolution.
Looking at the first stage of the election results, we are going to see some of the new faces in Nepal’s politics, we hope these new faces will not repeat what the old ones did and will work for Nepal and Nepalese.
Let’s hope for a better things in Nepal in the year 2065, let’s hope the problem for load shedding, drinking water and gasoline will be solved and we do not need to waste our valuable time staying queue for these basic needs of our daily life. Let’s pray no more dirty politics, killing of people and let’s pray we can live with safe air. I hope Crimes will be reduced and we will have a bright future.
Last but not the least , let’s hope we have choose the right person to make our new constitution and they will make a new law of Nepal in the year 2065.
Finally once again Happy New Year 2065.
We would like to share an article written at his blog.
I was going through BBC news and found this topic “Nepal action on Tibet ‘excessive‘” and it is true if you see some youtube.com videos where you can see protesters with blood, Nepalese police using excessive force against the protesters. In this same news there is the following line,
“How can a government that came to power on a wave of public protests against an authoritarian regime, justify crushing peaceful protests by Tibetans?”
To read the whole article please go here.