Nepal's parliament elects first female president

October 28, 2015 11:41 AM

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Bidhya Bhanda­ri, the vice-chair of the ruling Commun­ist Party of Nepal replac­es Ram Baran Yadav

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s parliament elected lawmaker Bidhya Bhandari as the country’s first female president Wednesday, after the adoption of a landmark constitution last month.

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