BIRATNAGAR— Nepali Congress (NC) central committee member Dr Shekhar Koirala has claimed that successful implementation of the constitution was on NC’s shoulders.
At a greetings exchange programme organized by Nepali Congress in Budhiganga Rural Municipality on Thursday on the occasion of major festivals, the NC leader said NC also wants to make ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepalis’ adding that incumbent government was not able to work as per the people’s expectations.
Likewise, NC lawmaker Sanjaya Gautam, Mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, President of NC Morang district committee Dig Bahadur Limbu, province assembly lawmaker Kedar Karki and Chumnarayan Tawadar also expressed their opinions at the programme.
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