The Minister of Home Affairs (or simply, the Home Minister, ( Nepali: गृहमन्त्री ) is the head of the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of Nepal. One of the senior-most officers in the Federal Cabinet, the chief responsibility of the Home Minister is the maintenance of Nepal's internal security; the country's large police force comes under its jurisdiction. Occasionally, they are assisted by the Minister of State of Home Affairs and the lower-ranked Deputy Minister of Home Affairs.
|Minister of Home Affairs|
Narayan Kaji Shrestha
since 31 March 2023
|Member of||Council of Ministers|
|Reports to||Prime Minister|
|Term length||No fixed term|
|Inaugural holder||B. P. Koirala|
|Formation||21 February 1951|
List of Ministers of Home AffairsEdit
This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (December 2022)
This is a list of former Ministers of Home Affairs since Nepal was declared Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal:
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- ^ "Council of Ministers | Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers". Retrieved 2022-01-29.
- ^ "Meet the new cabinet of ministers". Nepali Times. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
- ^ "Nepal's Prime Minister KP Oli Expands Cabinet, Inducts 9 New Ministers". NDTV. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
- ^ "13 new ministers take oath from President". The Himalayan Times. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
- ^ "Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda sworn in as new Nepal PM". Hindustan Times. 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2021-07-28.
- ^ "Rt. Honorable President Assigns Honorable Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Mr Bimalendra Nidhi as Acting Prime Minister". Office of the President of Nepal. 2016-10-15. Retrieved 2021-07-28.
- ^ "Sher Bahadur Deuba sworn-in as Nepal's 40th prime minister". Xinhua. Archived from the original on March 30, 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
- ^ "Council of Ministers". Government of Nepal. Retrieved 1 November 2017.