Tanka Acharya cabinet, 1956

Tanka Prasad Acharya formed a government on 27 January 1956 after being appointed as prime minister by King Mahendra.[1][2][3] The cabinet was expanded in February 1957 to add more deputy ministers.[4]

Tanka Acharya cabinet, 1956
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Cabinet of Nepal
January 1956–July 1957
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Tanka Prasad Acharya
Date formed27 January 1956 (1956-01-27)
Date dissolved26 July 1957 (1957-07-26)
People and organisations
MonarchKing Mahendra
Prime MinisterTanka Prasad Acharya
Total no. of members18 appointments
Member partyNepal Praja Parishad
History
PredecessorM.P. Koirala cabinet, 1953
SuccessorK.I. Singh cabinet, 1957

Acharya resigned on 26 July 1957 after informing the king that he could not hold the scheduled elections in November of the same year and was replaced by Kunwar Inderjit Singh on the same day.[5][6]

CabinetsEdit

January 1956–February 1957Edit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office
Prime Minister

Minister of Home Affairs

Minister for General Administration

Hon. Tanka Prasad Acharya 27 January 1956 26 July 1957
Minister of Foreign Affairs

Minister for Forest Department

Minister for Food and Agriculture

Chuda Prasad Sharma 27 January 1956 26 July 1957
Minister of Finance

Minister for Land Revenue

Minister for Planning

Minister for Industry and Commerce

Gunja Man Singh 27 January 1956 26 July 1957
Minister for Public Works and Communications Pashupati Nath Ghosh 27 January 1956 26 July 1957
Minister of Defence Purendra Bikram Singh 27 January 1956 26 July 1957
Minister for Education

Minister of Health

Minister for Local Autonomous Administration

Balchandra Sharma 27 January 1956 26 July 1957
Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Anirudra Prasad Singh 27 January 1956 5 February 1957

February 1957–July 1957Edit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office
Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Arun SJB Rana 5 February 1957 26 July 1957
State Minister for Ministry of Planning Kiran SJB Rana 5 February 1957 26 July 1957
State Minister for Ministry of General Administration

State Minister for Ministry of Home Affairs

Ranga Nath Sharma 5 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister for Industry and Commerce Kashi Raj Upadhyaya 5 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister for Forest Department Nageshwar Jha 5 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture Surya Bahadur Bhardwaj 5 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister of Finance Ratna Prasad Kharel 11 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister for Land Revenue Devman Angdambe 11 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister for Public Works and Communications Pushkar Nath Upreti 25 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister for Local Autonomous Administration Chhimananda Mahato 25 February 1957 26 July 1957
Deputy Minister of Health Khagendra Jang Gurung 3 March 1957 26 July 1957

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ L., W. (1956). "Political Progress in Nepal". The World Today. 12 (6): 239–247. ISSN 0043-9134.
  4. ^ "प्रधान मन्त्रालय राज्य व्यवस्थाको सूचा मन्त्री राज्यमन्त्री उपमनत्रीज्यूहरुको शपथ ग्रहण बारे". rajpatra.dop.gov.np. Retrieved 2021-01-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ Shakoor, Farzana (1989). "INDO-NEPAL DISPUTE". Pakistan Horizon. 42 (3/4): 68–80. ISSN 0030-980X.
  6. ^ Mishra, S. G. (1982). "ROYAL COUP 1960 IN NEPAL". Proceedings of the Indian History Congress. 43: 754–765. ISSN 2249-1937.