Samajbadi Party, Nepal

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Samajbadi Party, Nepal

समाजवादी पार्टी, नेपाल
AbbreviationSPN
ChairpersonUpendra Yadav, Baburam Bhattarai
Founded6 May 2019 (3 months ago) (2019-05-06)
Merger ofFederal Socialist Forum, Nepal, Naya Shakti Party, Nepal
HeadquartersKathmandu, Nepal
IdeologyDemocratic socialism
Ethnic federalism
Political positionCentre-left to Left-wing
Seats in Pratinidhi Sabha
17 / 275
Seats in Rastriya Sabha
2 / 59
Election symbol
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Website
socialistnepal.org

The Samajbadi Party, Nepal, abbr. SPN (Nepali: समाजवादी पार्टी, नेपाल, translation: Socialist Party, Nepal) is a second largest Nepalese democratic party, after Nepali Congress and a newly formed political party in Nepal by the merger of Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal led by Deputy Prime-minister Upendra Yadav , and Naya Shakti Party, Nepal led by former Prime-Minister Baburam Bhattarai. The party was formed on 6 May 2019 with the ideology of Democratic socialism, and Ethnic federalism. The new party will use the flag and election symbol of Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal.[1]

Leadership[edit]

  • Senior Leader : Ashok Rai
  • Co-Chairman : Rajendra Shrestha
  • Vice-Chairmen (8): Navaraj Subedi, Parshuram Khapung, Yuvaraj Karki, Rakam Chemjong, Renu Kumari Yadav, Lal Babu Raut, Hisila Yami, and Hem Raj Rai.
  • General secretaries (3): Ganga Narayan Shrestha, Rana Dhwaj Kandangba, and Ram Sahay Prasad Yadav
  • Deputy General secretaries (3) : Dambar Khatiwada, Dan Bahadur Bishwokarma, and Prakash Adhikari
  • Secretaries (6): Mohammad Istiyak Rai, Durga Sob, Parshuram Basnet, and Prashant Singh. Two vacant.
  • Treasurer: Bijay Kumar Yadav
Baburam Bhattarai, chairman of the party
Upendra Yadav, chairman of the party

Presence in the Federal Parliament[edit]

Election Leader Seats Position
2017 Upendra Yadav
17 / 275
3rd

Presence in various provinces[edit]

Before the merger Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal had the presence in the state assemblies in 1, 2 and 5, whereas Naya Shakti Party, Nepal had the presence in state 3 and 4. This list is a combination of both parties.

Province Seats Year of election
Province No. 1
3 / 93
2017
Province No. 2
29 / 107
Province No. 3
1 / 110
Gandaki
2 / 60
Province No. 5
5 / 87

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forum, Naya Shakti unify to form Samajwadi Party". OnlineKhabar English. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Socialist Party names office-bearers". Setopati English. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Socialist Party names office-bearers". Setopati English. Retrieved 6 May 2019.