Kathmandu, Aug 18 : Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias ‘Prachanda’ was sworn-in at a ceremony at Shital Niwas, the office of the President here today.
President Dr Ram Baran Yadav administered him oath of office and secrecy. He took oath in the name of the people of Nepal.
Prachanda attended his swearing-in ceremony wearing a western suit and Bhadgaule topi instead of the traditional ''national dress'' Daura Suruwal and ''Nepali topi''.
The decision on his outfit was taken at a central committee meeting of Maoist party held at its parliamentary office in Singha Durbar.