Chitra Lekha Yadav

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Chitra Lekha Yadav
चित्र लेखा यादव
Minister for Education of Nepal
Assumed office
25 February 2014
President Ram Baran Yadav
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala
Vice President Paramananda Jha
Personal details
Nationality Nepali
Political party Nepali Congress

Chitra Lekha Yadav, a member of Nepali Congress, assumed the post of the Minister of Education of Nepal on 25 February 2014 under Sushil Koirala-led government.[1][2]

Political career[edit]

Chitra Lekha Yadav was elected to the Pratinidhi Sabha in the 1999 election on behalf of the Nepali Congress.[3] Yadav became its deputy chairman.[4] Nepali Congress divided vertically to two parties, one led by former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Nepali Congress (Democratic), and the other is led by Girija Prasad Koirala. After vertical split of the party, she supported Nepali Congress (Democratic) (which later reunified with NC).

Yadav is the NC candidate in the Siraha-2 constituency for the 2008 Constituent Assembly election.[5]


  1. ^ "18 Ministers sworn-in, Cabinet meeting held". My Republica. 25 February 2014. Archived from the original on 20 July 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nepali Times | The Brief » Blog Archive » Meet the new cabinet of Ministers". Nepali Times. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Election Commission of Nepal Archived October 12, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Europa World Year Book 2005
  5. ^ The Rising Nepal Archived 2007-07-26 at