Rest in Peace
Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has passed away at 12:50 this night at his residence in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepali Congress General Secretary Prakash Man Singh said. The former Prime Minister was 79. He was suffering from pneumonia and fever for the past few days. He was 37th Prime Minister of Nepal.
Meanwhile, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said that he was deeply saddened by the demise of former Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress, Sushil Koirala today. He said simplicity of Koirala’s life holds lessons for all.
In a letter sent to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Mukherjee said that Nepal has lost a leader who led Nepal during the crucial period of the political transition and Constitution promulgation,
Former prime minister Sushil Koirala, who spent 16 years in exile in India, died here on Tuesday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has lost a valued friend, “He was Nepal’s one of the most seasoned politicians and also a true statesman.”
Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has paid final tribute to the late NC President, Sushil Koirala. Swaraj reached to Dashrath Stadium, Nepal where Koirala’s body was kept for the final tribute.
I would like to expressed heartfelt condolence on the demise of Ex-prime minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala.
Get well soon
Nepali Congress leader Narhari Acharya, who is currently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, is reportedly in stable condition.
Acharya was rushed to National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences at 7:15 am Tuesday after he felt uneasy learning the untimely demise of Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala.
Leader Acharya is being treated by a team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, neurointensivists, radiologists, critical care nurses and physiotherapists led by Dr Upendra Devkota.
I wish him a good health and quick recovery.