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Sukra Raj Sonyok (Songyokpa)

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Sukra Raj Sonyok Limbu (Nepali: शुक्रराज संयोक लिम्बु; born December 22, 1936) is a Nepalese politician and former Member of Parliament in Nepal. He was born to a Limbu (Songyokpa) family in Taplejung, Eastern Nepal. He served as a Member of National Assembly from 1997-2004. During his term in parliament he had served as a Chief Whip of Nepali Congress (Democratic) from 2003-2004. He ran for House of Representatives of Nepal in 1991 from Taplejung Constituency - 2 on behalf of Nepali Congress. He also contested for Member of Constitution Assembly on 2010 from Morang Constituency - 2. He played an active role in arm uprising in 1974 (2031 B.S.) as a local commander of Congress Mukti Sena (Liberation Army) of Nepali Congress. Before he joined Nepalese Politics, he was a British Gurkha Army (1954–1970). He served in Queen's Gurkha Engineers Unit of the British Army.

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