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Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ was on Monday sworn in as the Prime Minister of Nepal for a third time, a day after President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed him as the new premier.

The 68-year-old former guerrilla leader was appointed as the country’s new prime minister after he submitted a letter to the president showing the support of 169 members in the 275-member House of Representatives.