Renu Dahal

Renu Dahal (Nepali: रेणु दाहाल) is a Nepalese politician and current Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.[3][4][5]She joined the CPN (Maoist Centre) party in 1994 and became full timer member of the party in 1996. Dahal is the daughter of former Prime Minister and Co-chair of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal.[6]She was the member (Proportional Representation) of First Constituent Assembly of Nepal.

Renu Dahal
रेणु दाहाल
Mayorof Bharatpur Metropolitan City
Assumed office
6 August 2017
DeputyParbati Shah Thakuri (Nepali Congress)
Constituent Assembly Member (PR)
In office
28 May 2008 – 27 May 2012
Preceded by-
Succeeded by-
Personal details
Born (1976-07-04) July 4, 1976 (age 43)[1]
Shivanagar, Chitwan, Nepal[1]
Political partyCPN (MC) (now Nepal Communist Party)
Spouse(s)Arjun Pathak[2]
MotherSita Dahal
FatherPushpa Kamal Dahal

Early lifeEdit

Renu Dahal was born on July 4, 1976 in Bhimsen Nagar of Shivanagar VDC (Now Bharatpur Metropolis) in Chitwan District.[1] She is the second daughter of Pushpa Kamal Dahal (née Prachanda) and Sita Dahal. Dahal has one younger sister, Ganga. Her eldest sister, Gyanu, who died in 2014 and brother, Prakash, who died in 2017.[7]

Mayoral ElectionEdit

She was elected as a Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan city in August 5, 2017. She secured the Mayoral post by defeating her closet rival of Communist Party of Nepal (UML), Devi Gyawali. Her victory margin was only 203 vote as she polled 43,127 votes to defeat Gyawali 42,924 votes.[8]

2017 Nepalese local elections
Party Candidate Votes Status
MC Renu Dahal 43,127 Elected
UML Devi Gyawali 42,924 Lost

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Renu Dahal". Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  2. ^ "Prachanda's daughter battles cancer in India". 2008-11-13. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  3. ^ "Renu Dahal elected mayor of Bharatpur metropolis". The Himalayan Times. 2017-08-05. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  4. ^ Paudel, Ramesh Kumar. "Renu Dahal elected as mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City". My Republica. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  5. ^ "Bharatpur re-election: Renu Dahal turns the tables on Devi Gyawali". Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  6. ^ "Renu Dahal elected mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City". Nepali Reporter. 2017-08-06. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  7. ^ "Dahal loses only son Prakash". Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  8. ^ Paudel, Ramesh Kumar. "Renu Dahal wins Bharatpur mayoral race". My Republica. Retrieved 2019-05-24.

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