The most powerful women in politics

 Ram Barran is the premier of Nepal from July 2008 to October 2015, and as the country's first president after centuries of royal rule in the country. He has previously served as the Minister of Health and the Secretary-General of the Nepali Congress Party. In the 2008 presidential election in Nepal, Yadav won 594 votes, with a vote of 308 votes against a Maoist candidate, Ramraja Prazad Sinagh with 282 votes.