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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Ranga Nath Poudyal was 4th Prime Minister of Nepal

Ranga Nath Poudyal was 4th Prime Minister of Nepal from 1837 December to 1838 August and in 1840 November for about 2–3 weeks. He was the first Brahmin Prime Minister of Nepal.

Ranga Nath Poudyal was born in 1773 A.D. at Makhantole Kathmandu to Pandit Brajnath, a who was prominent courtier in the palace who was later exiled to Benaras. Ranga Nath Poudyal spent his childhood years in Benares, where he mastered Sanskrit. He was granted the title "Pandit Raj" by the then king of Benares.He is believed by many to be spiritual minded and remained unmarried throughout his life.