Arjun Jung Bahadur Singh

Arjun Jung Bahadur Singh

Nepali Congress

Election Area: Bajhang-1

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A Mahasamiti member of NC, Arjun Jung Bahadur Singh was born on December 19, 1960. Born to Chandra Jung Bahadur and Janaki Devi Singh in Byasi-5 of Chaudhanpata Bhajhang, he holds Bachelor's Degree in Law.

Singh joined politics in 1977and became a central member of Nepal Student Union (NSU) in 1979.  He served as a central vice chairman of NSU in 1985 and a secretary of Bhajhang working committee of NC in 1988. He has taken the responsibility as a member at Foreign Department of NC.

Singh, elected twice to parliament i.e 1991 and 1999, was appointed as an Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs in 1999 and a State Minister for Foreign Affairs in 2001. He served as a chairman to Board of Director of Brikuti Mandap, operated under Social Welfare Council Nepal in 1993.

Singh contested in CA Election of 2008 but lost to CPN-UML’s Bhanu Bhakta Joshi, who secured 13,955 votes. UCPN-Maoist’s Dev Raj Regmi received 12,148 votes while Singh finished third with 10,092 votes. 

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