Minendra Rijal


Minendra Rijal

Dr Minendra Rijal is a Member of the House of Representatives of Nepal’s Federal Parliament, and a member of the Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress political party. He previously served as Minister for Information and Communications (2014–15) and as Minister for Constituent Assembly, Parliamentary Affairs and Culture (2009–11). Dr Rijal was also one of the architects of the mixed electoral system adopted by Nepal to ensure greater social and gender diversity in the Constituent Assembly.

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