(June 1920 – April 26, 1999) was the Prime Minister of Nepal from 1994 to 1995, representing the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist). He was the first democratically-elected Communist Party member to be PM in Nepal.
is a former communist politician in Nepal. He hails from a Brahmin family in Morang District. Adhikari studied up to B.A. level, but didn't appear in the final exams. Adhikari had been a follower of Pushpa Lal Shrestha, but turned more radical than his mentor. Adhikari became a leader of the group in the Jhapa District Committee of the Communist Party which in the early 1970s intended to initiate a rebellion on the lines of the Naxalite insurgency in India. Rawal, Bhim. The Communist Movement in Nepal: Origin and Development. Kathmandu: Accham-Kathmandu Contact Forum, 2007. p. 91.