Mukunda Neupane

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Mukunda Neupane (Nepali: मुकुन्द न्यौपाने) is a Nepalese trade unionist and politician, a Central Committee member of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist).[1] Neupane is the president of the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions.[2]

Neupane was born in the Koshi Zone, but moved to the Terai at the age of 17. In 1971 he joined the militant peasants movement. In 1973 he took part in building an embryo of a trade union movement in Biratnagar. Mukunda became an underground politician activist, and stayed underground until 1990. In 1991 he was elected to parliament.[3]

Neupane won the Bara-1 seat in the 1994 legislative election with 17953 votes. In the 1999 legislative election he got 20646 votes, but was defeated by the Nepali Congress candidate Uma Kanta Chaudhary.[4]

Neupane was a candidate of CPN(UML) in the proportional representation list for the Constituent Assembly election.[5]