Freedom fighter Upadhyaya passes way

DANG: Freedom fighter Ishwori Prasad Upadhyaya passed away in Dang on Monday. He was 93.

Upadhyaya was a Nepali Congress leader. He had extended substantial contributions to the social development of the village as a Chairperson of the Urahari VDC for 18 years during the Panchayat era.

Upadhyaya, who was also an educationist, had donated 18 bigha of land to a secondary school in Bangaun and carried out a leading role for the establishment of Urahari Secondary School, and Balmiteri Secondary School in Bhojpur.

He is survived by four sons and a daughter.

Meanwhile, Nepali Congress Dang chapter has expressed grief over the demise of Upadhyaya.