PM Dahal pays tribute to late Pandey

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister and CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal today paid tribute to lawmaker Bhakti Prasad Pandey who died on Monday.

During a condolence meeting held at the party Central Office in Parisdanda this morning, PM Dahal draped the party flag over Pandey’s body.

Likewise, Ministers Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Janardan Sharma, Daljit Shrepaili and Ajaya Shankar Nayak, former Speaker of the Parliament Subas Chandra Nembang and Naya Shakti Nepal leader Hisila Yami among others paid last tribute to Pandey.

Pandey was suffering from cancer for the past one year.

He is survived by a son and two daughters.

He was elected in the Parliament from Rupandehi under the proportional representation category.