MYAGDI— Locals have initiated the construction of a museum at Karbakeli of Annapurna Rural Municiplaity-8, Kafaldanda by raising donation.
Karbakeli Preservation and Management Committee began the construction of museum which will reflect the identity of all communities residing in Myagdi district.
Secretary of Construction Committee Rabi Garbuja Pun informed that the infrastructure development has been expedited by raising donation in cash and kind from local people after the proposal for museum construction was taken positively by the concerned agencies at local, provincial and federal government levels.
Karbakeli Preservation and Management Committee patron Cham Bahadur Rana said that the estimated cost for the construction of museum is Rs 6 million.Follow @gorkhapost
NC leader Regmi passes away
KATHMANDU— Nepali Congress leader Keshab Regmi, who contributed to restoring democracy in 1990, has passed away on Thursday night.
Regmi, who was suffering from respiratory problems for long, died at his residence in Gongabu in Kathmandu. Regmi, who also served as secretary of NC, Kaski, played an important role in establishing Nepal Students’ Union, the student wing of the NC.
He was also sent to jail five times for fighting to restore democracy. He is survived by two wives.
His last rites were conducted at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself. People from various walks of life and NC leaders attended his funeral rite.
On the occasion, NC President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel and General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala paid tribute to Regmi by draping his body in the party flag.Follow @gorkhapost