Vice President Yadav takes office

Published On: March 20, 2023 04:15 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 20: Vice President Ramsahaya Prasad Yadav assumed office at the Lainchaur-based Harit Griha today.  He reached the Griha to assume office shortly after taking the oath of office and secrecy at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, today.

According to the information officer of the Office of the Vice President, Under Secretary Prabin Poudel, the vice president formally took charge of office from today. On the occasion, the vice president planted a tree sapling on the office premises. He was elected to the post of vice president on March 17. 

A brief bio of Vice President Yadav

Born to Sihawa Devi Yadav and the late Prasad Raya Yadav on July 24, 1960 at Kachorwa-8 in Bara district, the vice-president served as the Minister for Forest in the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led cabinet in 2078 BS. 

Members of his family include his spouse, two sons and one daughter. He has two brothers and three sisters.

Prior to this, he was the parliamentary party leader of the Janata Samajbadi Party ( JSP) Nepal. 

Yadav, who worked as a school teacher for 23 years, gained political height after the Madhesh movement in particular. He had joined politics from the Nepal Sadbhawana Party.     

In the general election on November 20, 2022, Yadav was elected the House of Representatives (HoR) member from Bara constituency no.-2. As a teacher, Yadav taught mathematics and science in Panna Devi Kanya Secondary School at Kalaiya, Bara.  

Vice President Yadav earned his BSC degree from Sitamadhi College in India and BEd from Thakurram Multiple Campus, Birgunj.  

He joined the Sadbhawana Party in 2047 BS with his conviction that the party had been working for the cause of Tarai-Madhesh.

In the course of his political journey, he was affiliated to Madhesi People's Rights Forum in 2059 BS and was elected as the Constituent Assembly (CA) member in 2064 BS. Also, he was elected the party's general secretary in 2065 BS. During his recent political portfolio, he was also the parliamentary party leader of JSP. 

As a representative of the government and his party, the Vice-President has visited the United States of America, Poland, the UK, Belgium, the UAE and other countries.

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