Shrestha passes way

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Prajatantra Party vice chairman Jog Mehar Shrestha, 85, died in Kathmandu on Saturday morning. Shrestha had been admitted to B&B hospital for treatment after complained of urinary infection. He was a minister several times during his long political career.

According to sources, the body of Shrestha is being kept at the party office in Chabahil, Kathmandu till 3 pm and his final rites will be performed in the Pashupati Arya Ghat today.