Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Meet Nepal’s first female president, Bidhya Devi Bhandari

NEPAL’S parliament has elected the Himalayan nation’s first female president.
Parliament Speaker Onsari Gharti announced that Bidhya Devi Bhandari of the Communist Party of Nepal Unified Marxist-Leninist received 327 votes against her opponent’s 214 in parliament on Wednesday.
Bhandari, who has long campaigned for women’s rights, is the deputy leader of the party led by Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli. He was elected earlier this month and leads a coalition government.

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