|President of the Sadbhavana Party|
19 November 1958 |
Babarganj, Sarlahi District, Nepal
|Political party||Nepal Sadbhavana Party|
|Alma mater||Master in Law|
Rajendra Mahato (born 19 November 1958) is a Nepali politician and the President of the Nepal Sadbhavana Party (NSP) party. He is one of the highest-ranked member of the Terai-Madhesh based parties alliance.
Early life and career
Mahato was born in Sarlahi of Nepal, on 19 November 1958., as the first children of Khobhari Mahato. He holds degree of Master in law. He earlier held Indian citizenship, and became a Nepalese citizen by naturalization around 35 years ago.
He started his political career from 1990. In the 1994 parliamentary election, he stood as the Nepal Sadbhavana Party candidate in the constituency Sarlahi-2. He came second with 10173 votes. In the 1999 parliamentary election he won the seat with 14750 votes, defeating former Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party. In 2007, Mahato broke away from NSP(A) and formed his own party, which later acquired the name Sadbhavana Party Mahato resigned from the interim parliament on January 19, 2008.
Mahato lost his seat in the 2013 constituent assembly elections to Mahendra Rai Yadav of the Terai Madesh Sadhbhawana Party Nepal. The party nominated his wife Sahil Devi Mahato to the Constituent Assembly from the five seats assigned to the party under proportional representation.
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