Krishna Prasad Bhattarai Biography
(Former Prime Minister of Nepal)
Birthday: December 24, 1924 (Capricorn)
Born In: Varanasi, India
Krishna Prasad Bhattarai was a prominent Nepalese politician who twice served as the Prime Minister of Nepal. A former journalist, he was one of the political leaders who helped in transitioning the Nepalese politics from an absolute monarchy to a multi-party democratic system. He was the leader of the armed movement that uprooted Rana regime from the eastern region and established democratic rule in Nepal. He was the founding father of the Nepali Congress Party (NCP) and served it for 26 years. He led an interim government during 1990-1991 and became the Prime Minister of Nepal for the second time during 1999-2000. The constitution Nepal was promulgated (1990) and the Parliamentary election was held in 1990 during his tenure as the Prime Minister of Nepal. Krishna Prasad Bhattarai changed the face of Nepal and also provided the country a new direction.