Nepali Congress (Democratic)

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Nepali Congress (Democratic)

नेपाली काँग्रेस (प्रजातान्त्रिक)
LeaderSher Bahadur Deuba
FoundedSeptember 22, 2002
DissolvedSeptember 25, 2007
Merged intoNepali Congress
IdeologySocial democracy
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Nepali Congress (Democratic) was a political party of Nepal, which was formed due to vertical split of Nepali Congress. Nepali Congress divided to two parties, the Nepali Congress (Democratic) led by former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and the other led by Girija Prasad Koirala.

Merger of Nepali Congress and Nepali Congress (Democratic)[edit]

On 25 September 2007, Nepali Congress (Democratic) and Nepali Congress merged. The unified party retains the name Nepali Congress and uses the tree as its election symbol.


Before the name 'Nepali Congress (Democratic)' was chosen, different proposals were discussed. The Central Working Committee member Pradeep Giri suggested 'Nepali Congress (Socialist, Republic)'. Other proposals were Nepali Congress (Deuba) and 'Nepali Congress (Bisweswor, Ganesh Man)'.[1] The name 'Nepal Congress (Democratic)' was made public on September 22, 2002.[1]

Tarun Dal[edit]

Tarun Dal was the youth wing of the Nepali Congress (Democratic).

The 3rd general convention of Tarul Dal was held in Chitawan, July 17–20, 2007 and elected Mahendra Yadav as the new president of Tarun Dal.

Nepal Students Union (Nepal Bidhyarthi Sangh)[edit]

Nepal Students Union (Nepal Bidhyarthi Sangh) was the students wing of Nepali Congress (Democratic) The 8th general convention of Nepal Student Union (NSU) declared Kisor Rathor and Kiran Paudel as president and general secretary. The 9th general convention of the Nepal Students Union (NSU), affiliated with the Nepali Congress (Democratic), was held in Nepalgunj from July 10-July 15, 2007.

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