Late leader Chakra Prasad Bastola remembered

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that role of late Chakra Prasad Bastola in the nation’s political sphere was crucial.

At a condolence meet organised in Kathmandu on the 45th day of Bastola’s demise, on Tuesday, President Deuba recalled the late leader's role in nation’s peace process.

On the occasion, the NC President also announced to nominate leader Bastola’s spouse, Kusum Bastola, to NC’s central committee while praising her patience.

Likewise, Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara said that leader Bastola was a talented leader with a clear vision and decision making power.

Also speaking at the programme, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali shared that Bastola’s deeds should be internalised since the late leader’s contribution was immense in the movement waged against totalitarianism.

Other leaders speaking at the programme were NC leaders Krishna Prasad Sitaula, Ram Sharan Mahat, Pradip Giri, Gururaj Ghimire, Keshav Kumar Budhathoki, Meena Pandey and Bishwo Prakash Sharma.