Bedanand Jha

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Bedananda Jha (Nepali: वेदानन्द झा) was a Nepalese politician. In 1951 he founded the Nepal Terai Congress, seeking autonomy for the Terai region. Later he became an important politician during the panchayat period. He was a cabinet minister at several times. Jha was also chairman of the Back-to-the-Village National Campaign and ambassador to India.[1][2]

Jha died on January 21, 2006. He was chairman of the National Assembly of Nepal at the time.[1]