Kathmandu, October 8 The 107th birth anniversary of Ganeshman Singh, the supreme commander of the people’s movement for the restoration of democracy in 2046 BS, is being celebrated today by organizing various programs.
He was a shining example of sacrifice and courage in Nepali politics and succeeded in becoming the center of loyalty of all.
After the success of the historic people’s movement, at the request of the then King Birendra to become the Prime Minister, Singh put forward his counterpart Krishna Prasad Bhattarai and presented a high example of sacrifice in Nepali politics.
He was born in Kshetrapati of Kathmandu on November 9, 1972 and passed away on September 15, 2006. Born into a dynastic family in Kathmandu, Singh became a member of the People’s Council, Nepal’s first political party founded in 1997, and became active in the campaign to overthrow the Rana regime.
After the Rana campaign, the then government imprisoned him and other leaders. Joshila Tanneri Ganeshman, who managed to escape from Bhadragol Jail before 2007 BS, was active in the then Rana Hatau movement even before he left for exile.
After escaping from prison, he reached India and developed political relations with another leader, BP Koirala. Along with some allies, Ganeshman has also played a significant role in giving lifelong fighting leadership to the Nepali National Congress, which was established in 2003 BS.
As one of the leaders of the 2007 revolution for the establishment of democracy, he waged armed struggle in the Birgunj Front. Dedicated to the restoration and restoration of democracy in the country, Singh remained theoretically a BP supporter and biggest supporter. He was always active in popularizing the Nepali Congress.
Ganeshman, who was a senior minister in the government formed after the first election in 2015 BS, spent eight consecutive years in Singha Durbar and then in Sundarijal Prison after the abduction of Prajatantra in 2017 BS.
After Sundarijal was released from prison along with BP in 2025 BS, he expanded his political organization in exile. He returned to Nepal in 2033 BS with the policy of national unity and reconciliation and remained active against the then Panchayat system.
The then Panchayat government along with BP got acquitted by the special court in eight cases demanding death penalty. Ganeshman had played an equally leading role in the student movement and referendum of 2036 BS.
After BP’s death, Ganeshman, as the supreme leader of the Nepali Congress, led the Satyagraha movement of 2042 BS. Ganeshman, a popular leader with a strong temperament and militant personality who has been devoted to continuous politics since 1997 BS, made a significant contribution in 2046 BS.
Ganeshman Singh, who declared a movement against the Panchayat along with the Communists for the people’s movement, became the supreme commander of the movement and became the darling of all.
Leader Singh was detained at Sundarijal Prison along with BP Koirala till 2025 BS after the coup d’etat on January 26, 2017. After his release from prison in 2025 BS, the leaders who went into exile in India with BP were arrested from Tribhuvan International Airport on December 3, 2008 after returning to Nepal with the policy of national unity and reconciliation.
The prison was converted into a BP Museum on September 8, 2006. On the occasion of Ganeshman Jayanti, the Nepali Congress and its fraternal and well-wishers will organize various programs to celebrate the occasion.