KATHMANDU: Former Prime Minister and veteran politician Kirti Nidhi Bistha breathed his last at his residence in Gyaneshwor this morning. He was 90.
Bista was suffering from cancer for long.
He will be cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself. He is survived by two sons and three daughters.
He was the 25th Prime Minister of Nepal. He was also the vice chairperson of the council of ministers after King Gyanendra Shah’s coup in 2005.
पुर्व प्रधानमन्त्री तथा प्रखर राष्ट्रवादी व्यक्तित्व किर्तिनिधि बिष्टको निधन अपुरणीय राष्ट्रिय क्षति हो। राष्ट्रियताको सम्बर्द्धनमा उहाँको ठूलो योगदान छ।दिवंगत आत्माको चीरशान्तिको कामना गर्दै सादर श्रद्धाञ्जली अर्पण गर्दछु। शोकसन्तप्त परिवारमा हार्दिक समवेदना pic.twitter.com/b1ghWbn0oG
— Kamal Thapa (@KTnepal) November 11, 2017