Bidhya Devi Bhandari sworn-in as Nepal’s President
Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday sworn-in as the president of Nepal for a second term. She was re-elected as the country's president for a second term in the office on Tuesday.
The 56-year-old President won since her nomination was backed by the ruling Left of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre) alliance, the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal, and other fringe parties alliance. Bhandari's first term as the President of Nepal started in 2015.
Bhandari has a long political career. Before becoming president she was a powerful leader of the Communist Party of Nepal Unified Marxist-Leninist.
OneIndia News (with PTI inputs)