Subhash Chandra Nembang
Election Area: Illam-2
Chairman of Constituent Assembly, Subhash Chandra Nembang was born in 1953 in Ilam's Suntalabari. A law practitioner by profession, Nembang was born to Ram Bahadur and Apindra Kumari. With Bachelor's Degrees in Law and Humanities stream, Nembang has a long political background and earned a good name for himself in his profession during the Panchayat period.
He is the first elected Free Student Union chairman of Mahendra Ratna Campus in Ilam. He was also elected as general secretary of Nepal Bar Association in 1987.
In 1994, he was appointed Law and Justice Minister in the government of Man Mohan Adhikari, the first democratically-elected communist PM in Nepal. He has also held port folios of General Administration and Local Development in the governments formed later.
Nembang has emerged victorious from Ilam-2 in all elections held after the restoration of democracy in 1990. He won both legislative elections of 1991 and 1999, and went on to hold key posts like the chairman of Public Accounts Committee and chairman of the parliament.
In CA Election 2008, he received 17,448 votes to register victory against his closest contender Keshav Thapa (NC), who had 14,044 votes to his name. Harka Bahadur Lawati (UCPN-Maoist) collected 8,916 votes to remain third from the constituency.
He is again contesting from Ilam-2 in CA Election 2013.
Known for his diplomatic skills, Nembang is blamed for bringing the sovereign institution like CA to an end by keeping it in a hostage-like situation in the name of consensus. Many still question his judgment of not calling the meeting of the CA on the last day, which they believe is the reason for the dissolution of the sovereign body. Considered a close confidante of senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nembang is known to be smart in grabbing the opportunities in the party. He has two daughters and two sons.
- CA Election 2013 a great success, claims CEC Uprety
- Voting concludes in CA Election with about 70 pc voter turnout
- Four centenarians vote in Baitadi of far-west
- CPN-Maoist loot ballot boxes, voting postponed in Jumla
Have Your Say
Click on Facebook, Twitter, SMS or IVR icon to submit your voice.
Voices from Overseas
While the leaders of the four major parties claim that the CA Election is for drafting constitution,...Ganga Bahadur Gharti Magar, Damri, Pyuthan, now Jeddah, Saudi Arab
May one party, whichever that may be, receive majority and bring improvements to the nation's co...Pashupati Baral, now UAE
Here is my suggestion for the upcoming CA election. Nepal is facing big problem now as half of the ...Raghu Nath Sah
I read the news regarding- the EC is unable to distribute voters’ i-card to all voters prior t...Nawaraj Nabodit, Abudabi, UAE
Citizen Voice/Have Your Say
People walk for 3-4 hours to vote. The leaders, however, use helicopter to cover a distance of even just an hour's walking distance. Why does the EC not see this?
Ujwal Kharel @uzlkharel
Those who capture booths are cowards, no matter whichever party carries it out. This is a disregard to the people's ballot. The election should be cancelled if the booth is captured.
Bhupa Raj Ekal Yatri
One who can buy you today may sell you tomorrow! Vote without considering notes. Choose the right candidate.
Beni Moktan @beni_moktan
- JUMLA, NOVEMBER 19 - Voting in two election centers in Jumla's Depalgaun VDC has been postponed, after CPN-Maoist looted ballot boxes on Tuesday. Some 60 cadres of CPN-Maoist looted ballot boxes from the election centers of Tribhuwan High School in Depalgaun VDC.
- BHOJPUR, NOVEMBER 16 - Two miscreants attacked the UCPN-Maoist' election assembly being held in Jarayotar VDC, eastern Bhojour with two bombs.