Dr. Ram Baran Yadav was sworn in and assumed his office on 23 July, 2008 as the first President of Nepal.

Home and family

President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav was born on 4 February, 1948 at Sapahi Village Development Committee (VDC), Ward No. 9, Dhanusa district of Nepal. Dhanusa lies in the south-central region of Terai-Madhesh in Nepal. Sapahi is rural area where Dr. Yadav was born and brought up. Dr. Yadav's parents are late Thani Yadav and Ram Rati Yadav. He was married to late Julekha Yadav. Dr. Yadav has two sons (Dr. Chandra Mohan Yadav and Er. Chandra Shekhar Yadav) and one daughter (Anita Yadav).

Education & Profession

MBBS - Calcutta Medical College, Culcutta, India
DCP - Tropical School of Medicine, Culcutta, India
MD - General Medicine - PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
Consultant Physician & Politician

Political Career

President Dr. Yadav began his political career since his student life. While he was a medical student in Calcutta, India, he came in contact with several noted Nepali politicians such as late B. P. Koirala, late Ganeshman Singh, late Subarna Shumshere Rana, late Puspa Lal Shrestha, and late Saroj Koirala who were in self-exile in India at that time. Inspired by these leaders, President Dr. Yadav started engaging himself in politics actively. He championed the cause for multi-party democracy during the referendum held in 1980. While practicing as a physician for several years, he engaged himself in politics as an active cadre of the Nepali Congress Party. He was rural private practitioner for several years as well as a personnel physician to late B. P. Koirala; the first elected Prime Minister of Nepal, from 1980 to 1982.

President Dr. Yadav participated relentlessly in the struggle for democracy for several decades. He spent 9 months altogether in prison during the course of the struggle. After the restoration of multiparty democratic dispensation in Nepal in 1990, he spearheaded his political career with increased vigor and vitality. President Dr. Yadav was elected twice as a Member of the House of Representatives from the Constituency No. 5 of Dhanusha district of Nepal. He became the Minister of State for Health from 1991 to 1994. He again took charge of the Ministry of Health as the Cabinet Minister from 1999 to 2001. President Dr. Yadav was elected as a Member of the Constituent Assembly from the same constituency of Dhanusha District during the elections held on April 10, 2008.

President Dr. Yadav discharged various responsibilities in the Nepali Congress Party. He was a member of the Central Working Committee for 15 years, member of Parliamentary Board, and member of the Discipline Committee of the Party. Before being elected to the President, he was General Secretary of the Nepali Congress Party.

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Message From President

  5th September , 2015 

गौरा पर्व २०७२ का अवसरमा सम्माननीय राष्ट्रपति डा. राम वरण यादवको शुभकामना सन्देश

  5th September , 2015 

श्री कृष्ण जम्माष्टमी पर्व २०७२ का अवसरमा सम्माननीय राष्ट्रपति डा. राम वरण यादवको शुभकामना सन्देश

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Public Notice

  24th December , 2012 

सम्माननीय राष्ट्रपतिले मिति २०६९ पौष ९ गते राजनैतिक दलका नेता तथा प्रतिनिधिहरुसंगको भेटघाटमा दिनु भएको मन्तव्य

  19th October , 2012 

सम्माननीय राष्ट्रपति डा. रामवरण यादवले मिति २०६९।०७।०३ गते विभिन्न राजनैतिक दलका सभापति, अध्यक्ष, प्रमुख एवं नेताज्यूहरुको उपस्थितिमा गर्नु भएको सम्बोधनको पूर्ण पाठ

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