November 8, Kathmandu. Before leaving Dang from Kathmandu to arrange for the House of Representatives elections, Rekha Sharma advised Online Khabar – ‘Now I’m remembering Diwakar Sir (Post Bahadur Bogti). He used to say that now we have put him within the boat, now he’ll swim himself.’
The matter is from the 12 months 2057. It was Bogti who gave the knowledge that Rekha was made a central member of the occasion for the primary time. At that point, reaching the central committee of the occasion was thought-about a fantastic political achievement.
After figuring out that she has grow to be a central member, Rekha stated – Am I in a position to fulfill this responsibility? That was Bogti’s reply – ‘Now swim by your self.’
In the House of Representatives election 2079, the Maoist Center blocked former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara and gave ticket to Rekha Sharma. His duty was to defeat Shankar Pokhrel, the influential chief of UML.
Just as Sharma proved her means by turning into a central member of the occasion’s standing committee and as soon as turned the overall administration minister, she has proved herself within the present election as effectively.
Rekha Sharma defeated UML General Secretary Pokhrel by a margin of 197 votes amid a really powerful competitors. She didn’t permit Shankar to overhaul him from the start of the counting until the tip.
When recommending a candidate from Dang 2, Mahara’s title was primary. Rekha was second and Nirmal Acharya was third. But Maoist President Prachanda advised Mahara to not contest the election from there.
Despite the chairman’s insistence, Mahara really useful and despatched his title even from Region No. 1. The occasion didn’t help him. Instead of the disputed Chhabika Mahara, it was determined that the Beadag Rekha is appropriate.
Prachanda known as Rekha and advised him to go to Dang to arrange for the election. Right then, Rekha stated to Online Khabar, ‘Now I keep in mind Diwakar sir’s phrases. The occasion failed within the election, now it has to swim.’ Finally, she has handed the primary direct examination after swimming the ocean of elections.
Previously, Rekha, who turned a member of the Constituent Assembly for the primary time in 2070, turned a member of the Constituent Assembly by proportional quota in 2074.
Strong help of the coalition
Dang 2 is among the areas which might be being watched with curiosity within the November 4 House of Representatives elections. The competitors between CPN-UML President KP Sharma Oli’s confidant Shankar and Prachanda’s confidant Rekha turned a matter of status for each events.
The Maoist middle is the third energy in Dang 2. UML was the primary energy and Congress was the second energy. UML’s morale was excessive after successful the mayorship of Ghorahi sub-metropolitan metropolis after defeating the candidate of Congress-Maoist alliance within the native elections. Looking on the votes acquired by ward presidents in Dang 2, the votes of CPN-UML alone had been 33 thousand 593. The votes of the Congress within the second place had been 23 thousand 301 and the Maoist Center within the third place was 10 thousand 478.
The coalition events had been lively in stopping their occasion’s votes from going to competing candidates and UML taking away their votes. On the opposite hand, there was a problem from the National Independent Party. But the alliance succeeded in its mission.
Hemraj Sharma, the chief of the Maoist Center who led Rekha Sharma’s election marketing campaign, says, ‘We had been positive that we might win, however we had been additionally apprehensive about learn how to defend the votes of the alliance.’ Hemraj is the one who was defeated by the UML candidate within the mayoral election of Ghorahi. The Maoist middle concluded that Hemraj misplaced as a result of he contested the election along with the Congress however didn’t obtain votes from the Congress. But when Rekha turned a candidate within the House of Representatives elections, there was somewhat extra enthusiasm among the many Congress leaders than within the native elections.
Secretary of Maoist Center Dang, Vishwaraj Acharya says, ‘I didn’t suppose that the election could be unfavorable for us in any manner. We had been positive as a result of even those that didn’t comply with vote for the candidate of the Maoist middle within the native elections stated that they’d vote for Rekha Sharma this time.’
From proper – Rekha Sharma who gained as a member of the House of Representatives, Raju Khanal of the Nepali Congress who gained as a member of the Provincial Assembly and Prachanda Vikram Neupane Guntu.
There was a synergy between the Maoists within the consultant meeting of Dang space quantity 2 and the 2 areas in direction of the state meeting by the Congress. While Rekha gained the House of Representatives, Raju Khanal gained in Dang 2 (1) and Prachanda Vikram Neupane (Guntu) gained in 2 (2).
Khanal stated, ‘There was a weak point on our half within the native degree elections. In this election, we had ready in such a manner that there could be no weak point and we had been profitable in that preparation.’
Rekha’s political journey
Rekha, who was born in Razhena of Ghorahi on October 9, 2026, began politics from 2043 as Akhil Revolutionary. She handed her commencement from Mahendra Versatile Campus, Dang, and have become the district vice chairman of Akhil Krantikari.
In 2048, she turned the president of Anem Sangh Krantikari Dang, a central member of Anem Sangh Krantikari in 2050, and the central president of Anem Sangh Krantikari from 2053 to 2058. While main the ladies’s group, she gained publicity by conducting anti-alcohol and anti-dowry marketing campaign and girls’s consciousness marketing campaign.
She turned a central member from the National Conference of Maoists in 2057 and labored as the top of Kathmandu Valley sub-bureau.
In the 12 months 2070, Rekha turned an MP for the primary time from the proportional quota within the Constituent Assembly. At that point Dr. She labored as a member of the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee comprising prime leaders below the management of Baburam Bhattarai. Prachanda trusted him and gave him the duty of chief whip in parliament on behalf of the Maoists.
Rekha, who turned the Minister of General Administration in 2072, additionally labored as a member of the State Order and Good Governance Committee of the Parliament. She says that she performed an vital function in guaranteeing the illustration of girls on the native degree through the drafting of the structure.
Then in 2074, Rekha, who once more turned a Member of Parliament from proportional illustration, has performed a task in vital growth work, including the institution of the Rapti Institute of Health Sciences in Ghorahi.
She is among the few girls leaders of Maoist who usually go to parliamentary committees and are lively throughout structure and legislation making.
Severe torture in navy custody
In March 2058, she was arrested from Chabhil in Kathmandu alongside along with her husband Krishnadhwaj Khadka. There had been two sub-bureaus below the Special Regional Bureau of Maoists in Kathmandu Valley. Krishnadhwaj was answerable for the Central Political Mobilization Sub-Bureau whereas Rekha was answerable for the Organization and Struggle Sub-Bureau.
They needed to work in line with Badal’s path. He was arrested by the military crew whereas he was planning the work. From there, each of them had been put in a automobile and brought to Rajdal Gana in Lalitpur. They carried out numerous ‘experiments’ of torture on Rekha and Krishnadhwaj. The scars on the physique with the knife are nonetheless on Rekha’s physique.
In an interview with Online Khabar, she shared her expertise of the torture camp and stated, ‘I felt most insufferable once I closed my nostril and put a water fountain in my mouth, I fainted many instances through the torture. When he awakened from fainting, his physique was carrying totally different garments. We lived a hellish life for a 12 months.’ Rekha and Krishnadhwaj had been launched after talks began between the federal government and the Maoists on 31 March 2059. After that, they joined the common work of the occasion. Krishnadhwaj can also be the Finance Minister of Lumbini Province.