Nepali Congress (Subarna)

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Nepali Congress (Subarna)

Nepali Congress (Subarna) is a political party in Nepal. The party was formed in 1978, through a split in the Nepali Congress. At the time of the split, the Nepali Congress (Subarna) was led by Bakhan Singh Gurung and Surya Prasad Upadhyaya.[1] The party was initially known as the '38 group'.[2]

The party contested the 1981 Rastriya Panchayat election, launching 36 candidates as 'independents'. Four of its candidates were elected, Dr. K.I. Singh, Bakhan Singh Gurung, Kashi Nath Gautam and Bhagwat Yadav.[3][4]

Bakhan Singh Gurung was the minister of land reform and law and justice.

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  1. ^ Phadnis, Urmila. Nepal: The Politics of Referendum, published in Pacific Affairs, Vol. 54, No. 3, (Autumn, 1981), pp. 431-454
  2. ^ COVER STORY (Spotlight Weekly)
  3. ^ Shaha, Rishikesh. Politics in Nepal 1980-1990. New Delhi: Manohar Publications, 1990. p. 111.
  4. ^ Panday, Devendra Raj. Nepal in 1981: Stagnation Amidst Change, published in Asian Survey, Vol. 22, No. 2, A Survey of Asia in 1981: Part II, (Feb., 1982), pp. 155-162.