Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar

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Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar
Bijaya Kumar
Gachchhadar in Madhesi People Rights forum
Born Tharuwan, Nepal
Ethnicity Tharu[citation needed]
Occupation Politician
Years active 2002-present

Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar (Nepali: बिजयकुमार गच्छेदार) is a Nepalese politician and chairman of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum, Democratic. He was the deputy prime minister in Baburam Bhattarai's cabinet.

In April 2008, he won the Sunsari-3 seat in the Constituent Assembly election with 23769 votes.[1] Gachhadar was previously in the Nepali Congress and Nepali Congress (Democratic), and was Minister of Water Resources.[2] Gachhadar was formally expelled from the Nepali Congress in March 2008, by that time he had already joined MJF.[3] He was subsequently appointed as Minister of Works and Transport and sworn in on August 22, 2008.[4]

He contributed to establish Madhav Kumar Nepal's administration, and on June 4, 2009 he was appointed as the deputy prime minister of the cabinet.[5]

Again as per the poll in the cabinet, he was again appointed as the deputy prime minister and Ministry of Home Affair of the government led by Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai.[6]


  1. ^ Ca Election report. Retrieved on 2011-12-17.
  2. ^ Headline News The Rising Nepal (Daily). (2001-12-24) Retrieved on 2011-12-17.
  3. ^, news from Nepal as it happens[dead link]
  4. ^ "Cabinet formed including MJF, UML fails to join", Nepalnews, August 22, 2008.
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  6. ^ [2][dead link]