Sher Bahadur Deuba


  • Research Fellow in Political Science at the London School of Economics 1989-90.
  • Master in Arts, Political Science (Humanities) from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Tribhuvan University.
  • Bachelors in Arts (Humanities) from Tribhuvan University.

Political Background

  • 2016 March 7 to current: President of Nepali Congress Party.
  • 2008 June to 2012: Vice President, Socialist International.
  • 2006 May to Sep.: Elected President of Nepali Congress (Democratic)
  • 2006 May to Sep. 2007: Leader of the Parliamentary
  • 2004 June to 2005 Feb.: Prime Minister of Nepal.
  • 2001 Aug. to 2002 Oct.: Prime Minister of Nepal.
  • 2002 Sept. to 2006 Jan.: President, Nepali Congress (Democratic)
  • 1999 Dec. to 2000 Oct.: Head of the high Level Recommendation Committee for the Resolution of Maoist Problem.
  • 1999 Apr. to 2002 July: Elected Member of Parliament (with highest number and margin of votes).: Elected member of the Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress Party.
  • 1997 Mar. to 1998: Remained Member of Parliament and elected member of Central Working Committee of Nepali Congress Party.
  • 1995 Sep. to 1997 Mar.: Prime Minister.
  • 1994 Nov. to 1995 Sept.: Elected Member of Parliament on a Nepali Congress Parliamentary Committee and Leader of Main Opposition Party.
  • 1991 to 1994 Nov.: Elected Member of Parliament from Dadeldhura District, Far-Western Nepal.
  • 1991 Dec. to 1994 Sept.: Minister for Home Affairs of Nepali Congress Government.
  • 1991: Political in Charge, Far-Western Region, Nepali Congress
  • 1990: Actively participated in the Popular Movement for Restoration of Democracy in Nepal in Western Countries during the 1990 Movement.
  • 1982 to 1998: Convener, Political Consultative Committee, Nepali Congress.
  • 1985: Played a leading role in the Civil Disobedient.
  • 1980:  Active in promoting multi-party Democracy in Nepal during the National Referendum.
  • 1971 to 1980:  Founder member and President of the Nepal Students’ Union.
  • 1966 to 2005:  Imprisoned for political beliefs for a period of ten years (at different points of time).
  • 1965 to 1968:  Chairman, Far-Western Students’ Committee, Kathmandu.

Countries Visited:  United Kingdom, United States of America, Bhutan, Maldives, India, China, Sri-Lanka, Thailand, Japan, Germany, France, Norway, Colombia, Sweden, Belgium, Qatar, Switzerland, Australia, South Korea and Greece

Source: University Programs and Events Planning Resources, 9/2017