Date of Birth: 5 May 1969
Died: 27 February 2019, Taplejung
Political Party: Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist)
Education: Masters in Business Administration, TU, Nepal
Parents: Indra Prasad Adhikari & Laxmi Adhikar
Spouse: Bidhya Bhattarai
Rabindra Prasad Adhikari was appointed as a Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation under Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli’s Council of Ministers on 16-February 2018 until his untimely demise on a helicopter crash in Taplejung on 27-February 2019.
Born in Kaski District, Adhikari was elected from the Kaski-3 constituency, with 13,386 votes and in the Constituent Assembly election he was re-elected from the Kaski-3 constituency, with 15456 votes in 2013.
He served as Central Committee member of CPN UML and was President of Development Committee of Legislative Parliament of Nepal since then. He wrote books, “Constituent Assembly, Democracy and Restructuring” and “Samriddha Nepal”.