Yadav sworn in as Vice PresidentYadav of the Janata Samajbadi Party was elected as the new Vice President of Nepal on Friday.
The new Vice President Ram Sahay Prasad Yadav on Monday took the oath of office and secrecy at a special ceremony at the Sheetal Niwas, the President’s Office.
President Ram Chandra Paudel administered the oath to Yadav in the presence of outgoing Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Speaker Dev Raj Ghimire, National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, Acting Chief Justice Hari Krishna Karki, key politicians and other high-ranking officials.
Yadav of the Janata Samajbadi Party was elected as the new Vice President of Nepal on Friday.
Yadav, who had until now maintained a low profile in Nepali politics, was actively engaged in the Madhesh movements.
He started his political journey in 1990 from the Nepal Sadbhawana Party.
He continued his political activities even when he was in the teaching profession between 1991 and 2008. He was the founding general secretary of the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum and had an active role in the first Madhesh Movement (2007).
He got close to Upendra Yadav after joining the Madheshi Janaadhikar Forum. FromRam Sahay has since been Upendra’s trusted confidant.
He began his parliamentary career in the first Constituent Assembly in 2008. He had also strongly opposed the Interim Constitution of 2007 and was involved in burning its copies.
Ram Sahay was elected to the first Constituent Assembly in 2008 under the proportional representation system.
But he could not make it to the second Constituent Assembly in 2013 despite being on the party’s list of PR candidates.
He was elected from Bara-2 in 2017. He had served as the Minister for Forest and Environment in the former Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government.
Sahay was re-elected from Bara-2 in the November polls held last year.