File Photo Source: THT

File Photo Source: THT

KATHMADNU: Nepali Congress members from Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapurl jointly organised a condolence rally in memory of its late president and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala in Kathmandu on Saturday.
The rallies began from different parts of the capital converging into a mass meeting at Khula Manch.
Hundreds of party cadres around the capital including Kathmandu, Laltipur, Bhaktapur district have attended the meeting which is still underway.
All the parties representing the CA are attending the meet. Leaders of different political parties including Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, UCPN-Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, UML chairman Jhala Nath Khanal, Rastriya Janashakti Party chairman Surya Bahadur Thapa, Tarai Madhes Democratic Party chairman Mahanta Thakur, CPN-ML general secretary CP Mainali and Rastriya Janamorcha Nepal chairman Chitra Bahadur KC have attended the meet.
Addressing the meet, PM Nepal said that late Koirala’s death marks end of an era in Nepali politics. He said that accomplishing the duties of timely promulgation of the statute and taking the peace process to a logical conclusion will be a true tribute to late Koirala.
Senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, acting President Sushil Koirala, parliamentary leader Ram Chandra Poudel and leaders Bimalendra Nidhi, Sujata Koirala and Arjun Narasingh KC are present in Tundikhel.
The NC working committees of valley districts Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur called the meet to mark the 15th day of late Koirala’s demise.
The NC local offices had organised a similar rally in the 75 districts on the 13th day of his demise and GPK’s daughter Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala also organised a condolence meet at Bankali in the Pashupatinath Temple vicinity on Thursday.