Nepali Congress leader and former Minister Nabindra Raj Joshi is no more. Joshi was 56.

He had recently undergone a surgery after suffering a stroke in the right part of his brain which had led to a haemorrhage. He had high blood pressure and was a diabetic.

Nepali Congress Spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma shared the news of Joshi's demise through his Twitter handle.

Joshi, who was in a critical condition, was getting treated at the Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu since February 25.

Condolence messages and tributes are pouring in on social media following the news of passing away of Joshi, who was a Central Committee member of the NC.