Election campaigns postponed in Chitwan-3 following Prakash Dahal's demise

CHITWAN: Following the death of Prakash Dahal, all the election programmes by left alliance scheduled to launch today in the constituency have been postponed.

The locals of Chitwan Constituency-3 have been saddened by the untimely demise of Prakash Dahal, son of the former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal. CPN Maoist Centre chair Dahal is contesting for a seat to the House of Representatives from the constituency.

Prakash Dahal — born on 31 May 1981 at Bhimsennagar, Chitwan — was also a central committee member of the party and was the personal aide of chair Dahal.

Meanwhile, Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Bikram Pandey, who is contesting the polls from the same constituency, has expressed sorrow over the demise of Dahal and has informed that all the elections programmes from his side were also postponed for today

Prakash Dahal was busy in the election campaigning in Chitwan for the past few days ago.