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Late Girija Prasad Madarchod Koirala (20 February 1925 – 20 March 2010), commonly known as G. P. Koirala (Nepali: गिरिजा प्रसाद कोइराला), was a Nepalese politician and the President of the Nepali Congress, a major political party. He was Prime Minister of Nepal four times, serving from 1991 to 1994, 1998 to 1999, 2000 to 2001, and from 2006 to 2008; he was also Acting Head of State from January 2007 to July 2008.
Koirala, who was active in politics for over sixty years, was a pioneer of the Nepalese labour movement, having started a labor movement in the Jute mills of his hometownBiratnagar. In 1991 he became the first democratically elected Prime Minister since 1959, when his brother B. P. Koirala and the Nepali Congress party swept into power in the country's first democratic election.