Hari Bahadur Basnet

Hari Bahadur Basnet

Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP)

Election Area: Udyapur-2

A member of High level Central Performance Committee of RPP, Hari Bahadur Basnet was born on May 23, 1942 in Sapatel of Khotang. He joined politics in 1961 while a student. Even he was not affiliated with any political party , initially, but was somewhat close to NC as his father was elected to 1958's parliament from NC.

Basnet became a member at National Assembly in 1971 and served to cabinet various times with various portfolios including Communication, Water Resources, Transportation, Education, Law, starting from 1970. Lost in 1981's general election, he was elected in 1986's general election. After the restoration of democracy, he lost to 1994's and 1999's parliamentary election.

Son of Ambar Bahadur and Punya Kumari Basnet, Basnet holds an engineering degree from Russia and has two sons.


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