Rastriya Janamukti Party

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Rastriya Janamukti Party
राष्ट्रिय जनमुक्ति पार्टी
President KP(Khadga Prashad) Palungwa (Limbu)
General Secretary Keshav Suryavanshi (Magar)
Founded 1990
Headquarters Dhobighat, Lalitpur
Constituent Assembly
2 / 601
Election symbol
Rastriya Janamukti Party (Election Symbol).jpg
Website
www.janamukti.org

Rastriya Janamukti Party (National Emancipation Party) is a political party in Nepal. The party was formed in 1990 by the Janjati leader, M. S. Thapa Magar and Gore Bahadur Khapangi as the Nepal Rastriya Janamukti Morcha (Nepal National Janajati Liberation Front), following the Jana Andolan. The Front petitioned the constitutional committee, requesting a federal constitution.[1][2]

Timeline[edit]

on 6 May 1990 A.D.: Party was born in Kathmandu (Nepal) bearing a Name-Nepal Rastriya Janamukti Morcha.[3]

1991 A.D.: Party participated in the general election for parliament with an electoral symbol – Man.[3]

on 20 january 1992 A.D.: Party unified with a party named National Jan Party, having new name as Rastriya Janamukti Party and the new electoral symbol – House.[3]

on 10-12 june, 1996 A.D.: General Conventions of the Party, "First convention" was held in Kathmandu with election of Party President – M.S. (Malbar Singh) Thapa and General Secretary – Gore Bahadur Khapangi.[3]

on 22–24 November 1999 A.D.:General Conventions of the Party, "Second convention" was held in Butwal, Rupandehi with election of Party President – M.S. (Malbar Singh) Thapa and General Secretary – Gore Bahadur Khapangi.[3]

In the 1999 parliamentary election, Rastriya Janamukti Party fielded 130 candidates.[1] They got 92567 votes (1% of the national vote), but no-one was elected.[4]

on 3–5 March 2006 A.D.:General Conventions of the Party, "Third convention" was held in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur with election of Party President – M.S. (Malbar Singh) Thapa and General Secretary – Bayan Singh Rai.[3]

In the 2008 Constituent Assembly election, the party won 2 seats through the Proportional Representation vote.[5]

on 9–13 March 2011 A.D.:General Conventions of the Party, "Fourth convention" was held in Kawasoti, Nawalparasi with election of Party President – M.S. (Malbar Singh) Thapa and General Secretary – Keshav Suryavanshi.[3]

In the 2013 Constituent Assembly election, Jham Bahadur Gurung was appoint from the party for Rupandehi-3 finishing at third place.[6]

on 10-12 june, 2016 A.D.:General Conventions of the Party, "Fifth convention" was held in Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City, Lalitpur with election of Party President – K.P. (Khadga Prasad) Palungwa and General Secretary – Keshav Suryavanshi.[3]

Sister Organizations[edit]

The Sister Organizations of the Party are called Jana Sangathan (Peoples’ Organization). According to RJP central office, following are the current sister organizations:

Besides these all, Teachers, Intellectuals, Sports, Transport Enterpreneurs, Communication/Media related organizations are with the party which are intimate through Janamukti Thought.[8]

Party Organization in Foreign[edit]

According to Party official website, now party has already formed in Belayat (UK), Hongkong, Saudi Arabiya (KSA), Qatar, Malaysia, Israel, Cyprus, Japan & Australia. The party organizations in there are conducted in the name "Janamukti Manch". They all work collaboratively under common party head office of Rastriya Janamukti Party (Dhobighat, Lalitpur, Nepal).[9]

List of Presidents (1992–Present)[edit]

# Presidents Born-Died Term start Term end Notes
1 MS(Malbar Singh) Thapa MS (Malbar Singh) Thapa.png Feb 1944 20 january 1992 10 June 2016 Founding of the party by merger of Nepal Rastriya Janamukti Morcha and National Jan Party and Elected first, second, third & fourth party president.[10]
2 K.P. (Khadga Prasad) Palungwa Mr KP Palungwa.jpg 9 April 1961 12 June 2016 Till Now Elected fifth party president.[10]

List of General Secretary (1992–Present)[edit]

# General Secretary Born-Died Term start Term end Notes
1 Gore Bahadur Khapangi Late Gore Bahadur Khapangi Magar.jpg 9 August 1946 - 27 August 2016 20 january 1992 2 March 2006 Founder general secretary, Elected first & second General Secretary.[10]
2 Bayan Sing Rai Bayansingh Rai.jpg 1 February 1947 - Till now 5 March 2006 8 March 2011 Elected third General Secretary.[10]
3 Keshav Suryavanshi (Magar) Keshav Suryawanshi (Magar).jpg 5 May 1970 - Till now 13 March 2011 Till Now Elected fourth & fifth General Secretary.[10]

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