Former MP Joshi passes away

BAITADI: Founder President of Nepali Congress (NC), Baitadi and former Member of Parliament, Krishna Kumar Joshi has passed away. He was 73.

A resident of Salena in Melauli Municipality, Joshi breathed his last in Kathmandu, informed NC Baitadi Vice-President Chatur Bahadur Chand.

Joshi was the Founder President of NC Baitadi in 2034 BS. He was the central committee member of the NC in 2044 BS and was elected a member of the House of Representatives from Baitadi Constituency-1 in 2048 BS.

He is survived by two sons and three daughters.

Joshi's has been kept at the NC central office, Sanepa in Lalitpur for final tribute. His final rites will be performed at Pashupati Aryaghat today.