House of Representatives (Nepal)
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The House of Representatives (Nepali: Pratinidhi Sabha) was the lower house of parliament during the 1990 Constitution in Nepal. It consisted of 205 members directly elected by the people. It had five-year terms, but it could be dissolved by the king on the advice of the prime minister before the ending of its term.
The Pratinidhi Sabha was formed by the 1991 General Election.
Dissolved by Royal coup
The House of Representative as well as the National Assembly has been dissolved on 1 February, 2005 by King Gyanendra.
Reinstatment of Parliament
Political parties in Nepal have been agitating against the royal coup with demand of reinstatement of the parliament. There was a great people's uprising known as People's Movement 2006. Finally the king who was using extreme authority was compelled to step down and reinstate the dissolved houses. By the King Gyanendra Address in April 2006 Both houses were reinstated.
On January 15, 2007, the Pratinidhi Sabha was transformed into interim legislature. The new interim legislature was largely composed of former Pratinidhi Sabha MPs and 79 members from the rebel Communist Party Maoist.
|Daman Nath Dhungana||1991 - 1994|
|Ram Chandra Poudel||1994 - 1999|
|Taranath Ranabhat||1999 - 2002|
- Various editions of The Europa World Year Book
- Ran as independents. Figures based on http://www.eastwestcenter.org/fileadmin/stored/pdfs/ps034.pdf
- List of the Political Parties
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