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Nepal : Ram Chandra Poudel Of Nepali Congress Elected New President

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Ram Chandra Poudel of Nepali Congress was  elected as the new president of Nepal, amid increasing political instability in the country ruled by a fragile coalition headed by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.

Poudel, a common candidate of the eight-party alliance that included Nepali Congress and Prime Minister ‘Prachanda’-led CPN (Maoist Center), received the vote of 214 lawmakers of parliament and 352 provincial assembly members.

“Hearty congratulations to my friend Ram Candra Poudelji for being elected as the President,” Nepali Congress chief Sher Bahadur Deuba tweeted.

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