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Choreographer Raymajhi passes away

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KATHMANDU — Renowned Nepali film choreographer Basanta Jung Rayamajhi passed away on Wednesday morning. He was 81.

His last rites were performed at Pashupati Aryaghat. Before this, his mortal body was put in the premises of Nepal Academy.

Minister for Information and Communications Sher Dhan Rai was at the Academy to pay his heartfelt condolences to the late Raymajhi. He draped his body with the national flag as a state honor.

Raymajhi who choreographed melodies for more than 100 motion pictures including ‘Kanchhi’, ‘Kasam’, ‘Jwala’, ‘Prithvi’, ‘Yug Dekhi Yug Samma’ and ‘Trishna’, breathed his last in course of treatment at Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital.

He is survived by his spouse, a daughter and two sons.

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Warm clothes provided to elderly, disabled people of Gorkha

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GORKHA- Warm clothes have been distributed to elderly and disabled people at Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality-7 in the district.

The rural municipality provided clothes including blankets to 217 elderly people and 23 people with disabilities within the ward. The clothes distribution aims to help the people overcome chilling cold, said the ward chairperson Narayan Shrestha.

“Many people affected by the earthquake of April, 2015 have been living in temporary shelters. Mostly elderly and disabled people have been affected by cold. So the clothes we have provided will give a relief to them,” he said.

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