Final rites of Prakash Dahal being performed at Pashupati

KATHMANDU: The final rites of Prakash Dahal, son of former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, is being performed at the Pashupati Aryaghat in Kathmandu this evening.

Dahal had suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and had breathed his last before reaching the Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital this morning.

Dahal's body was kept at CPN-Maoist Centre's headquarters at Paris Danda for final tribute, former KIng Gyanendra Shah, President, Vice-President, UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, and among other various leaders paid final tribute.

As per Hindu ritual, Pushpa Kamal Dahal performed the final rites of his son.

Former PM and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal today lost his only son of sudden cardiac arrest and elder daughter to cancer three years ago.