List of Rastriya Panchayat members (1971,1981,1986)

This article is about 3 Rastriya Panchayat  elections (1971, 1981, 1986).
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During 30 years of panchayati rule (1960-1990) three general election were held, in 1971, 1981 and 1986. But since all political parties were banned in Panchayati System, candidates had contested in individual capacity.


Panchayati Election of 1986 (all political parties were banned)
Election day: 1986 May 12
House: 140 (112 elected +28 nominated by the King)
Candidates: 1,548 as independents
Registered voters: 9,044,964
Total votes casted: 5,455,672 (turnout: 60.3%)
After election, First meeting of Rastriya Panchayat: June 9
New PM elected | Marichman Singh Shrestha : June 15

Panchayati Election of 1981
Election day: May 9, 1981
House: 140 (112 Elected +28 nominated by the King) [37 districts 2 seats each+ 38 d 1 seat each]
Elected: PM Surya Bahadur Thapa (Dhankuta), Hem Bahadur Malla, Nani Mainya Dahal, Bhadra Kumari Ghale
NC fraction: Dr. K.I. Singh, Tej Bahadur Bham, Bakhan Singh Gurung, Kashi Nath Gautam, Bhagwat Yadav
Pro left wing: Govinda Nath Upreti (Kavre), Rup Chandra Bista (Makwanpur), Karna Bahadur Hyuju (Bhaktapur). 
Pro democracy: Shribhadra Sharma, Arjun Narsingh K.C., Prakash Chandra Lohani.
Lost: Matrika Prasad Koirala (Morang)

Panchayati Election of 1971
Election day:
House: 125 (elected: 90 zonal assembly+15 class org +4 graduates & Nominated by the King:16)
Ram Raja Prasad Singh elected from Graduate quota

Members of various Rastriya Panchayat
Dr. Tulsi Giri (PM)
Surya Bahadur Thapa (PM)
Kirti Nidhi Bista (PM)
Nagendra Prasad Rijal (PM)
Lokendra Bahadur Chand (PM)
Marich Man Singh Shrestha (PM)
Nawaraj Subedi (from Ramechhap)
Giri Prasad Budhathoki
Ram Raja Prasad Singh (elected in 1971)(first presidential candidate of Nepal, 2008)
Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani

Kamal Thapa (elected in 1986) (later President of RPP, RPP-Nepal & VicePM of Nepal)
Padam Thakurathi  (Founding President of Rastrabadi Bidhyarthi Mandal, now journalist)
Hem Bahadur Malla
Dirgha Raj Prasai
Bhim Prasad Gauchan
Dharma Prasad Upadhyaya
Dambar Bam
Bhim Bahadur Shrestha (elected in 1981 &1987, later Joined Nepali congress)

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