Pretaap Radhakishun

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Pretaap Radhakishun

Pretaapnarian Shawh Radhecheran (Pretaap) Radhakishun (1934 – 6 January 2001) was a Surinamese politician. He was Prime Minister of Suriname from July 1986 to April 1987.

Originally he was a member of VHP party, however, he switched sides to NDP of Jules Wijdenbosch. Radhakishun served as Vice President from 1996 to 2000 in the cabinet of President Jules Wijdenbosch.[1] Radhakishun and Wijdenbosch were defeated in the 2000 general elections by Ronald Venetiaan who led a coalition which included Radhakishun's former party. Venetiaan accused both Wijdenbosch and Radhakishun of mishandling government funds after the elections.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Willem Alfred Udenhout
Prime Minister of Suriname
1986–1987
Succeeded by
Jules Wijdenbosch
Preceded by
Jules Ajodhia
Vice President of Suriname
1996–2000
Succeeded by
Jules Ajodhia