|Ministry of Law, Justice, Constituent Assembly and Parliamentary Affairs of Nepal|
25 February 2014
|President||Ram Baran Yadav|
|Prime Minister||Sushil Koirala|
|Vice President||Paramananda Jha|
September 27, 1953 |
|Political party||Nepali Congress|
Narahari Acharya, (Nepali:नरहरि आचार्य) a central member of Nepali Congress, assumed the post of the Minister of Law, Justice, Constituent Assembly, Parliamentary Affairs and Peace and Reconstruction on 25 February 2014 under Sushil Koirala-led government.
Narahari Acharya was born on 27 September 1953 in Bisharnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal to Umanath Acharya and Rewati Acharya. He holds a Master's Degree in Humanities and has taught for 16 years at the Tribhuvan University. He is married and has two daughters.
Acharya involved in politics joining Nepali Congress in 1968 though he only took the party membership in 1997. He became a member of the National Assembly in 1992 and was appointed as Minister for Law, Justice, Constituent Assembly and Parliamentary Affairs.
He won the Nepalese Constituent Assembly election, 2008 from Kathmandu-5 constituency with 13,245 votes defeating Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) general secretary Ishwor Pokhrel who had received 9,120 votes. He was also jailed for 1 year in course of his political activities.
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