RPP Bhaktapur district committee chair passes away

BHAKTAPUR: Chairman of Bhaktapur District Committee of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Surendra Pratap Shah passed away on Monday night. He was 71.

According to chairman of RPP Nagarkot Committee Dhan Bahadur Lama, Shah, who was rushed to the Sallaghari-based Dr Iwamura Memorial Hospital in the district after complaining of asthma, died while receiving treatment.

Shah served as the President of the Bhaktapur District Development Committee (DDC) for three times.

It is learnt that Shah’s last rites would be performed today itself at Pashupati Aryaghat.