Basnet, a central member of the Nepali Congress since 2056BS, was first elected as a parliamentarian during the general elections of 2056. Later, he became a member of the House of Representatives in 2070 after winning from Sindhupalchok-1. Basnet began his journey to become a parliamentarian after being nominated by the party from Sindhupalchok-1 in 2046 BS after the restoration of multi-party democracy. He served as the State Health Minister in the central government in 2058BS and later in 2074 was appointed Minister for Information and Telecommunications.
Mohan Bahadur Basnet