Maoist Centre lawmaker Bhakti Pandey no more

KATHMANDU: CPN Maoist Centre lawmaker Bhakti Pandey died of cancer on Monday. He was 62.

Pandey, who was fighting with cancer for around a year, breathed his last at the Nepal Cancer Hospital, Harisiddhi, Lalitpur today.

Meanwhile, the party said the lawmaker's body would be kept at the party headquarters in Parisdanda from 9 to 11 am tomorrow for the last respects.

He is survived by a son and two daughters. He was elected in the Parliament from Rupandehi under the proportional representation category.