KATHMANDU- Senior leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), Jhalanath Khanal, has said that there should be unity and collaboration between ruling and opposition parties in nation building campaign.
At a Deusi Bhailo programme organised by Reporters’ Club at Khanal residence, leader Khanal said that all parties should stand together in common agenda of development and prosperity as well as social and economic transformation of the people.
He further said that the government has to pay its attention towards country’s development and economic prosperity as people have wanted the same.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