Nepal | December 06, 2019

Phidim Municipality declares public holiday to mourn ward chair’s death

Laxmi Gautam

PANCHTHAR: Phidim Municipality, the district headquarters of Panchthar has declared public holiday for today.

This undated image shows Phidim Municipality-1 Ward chair and president if Nepali Congress, Phidim, Harka Bahadur Moktan. Moktan died on Monday evening. He was 72. Photo: THT

The municipality announced the holiday to mourn the death of Phidim Municipality-1 ward chair Harka Bahadur Moktan. Moktan died on Monday evening. He was 72.

The holiday applies to municipality office, ward offices, community school and educational institutions without hindering the emergency services, informed Mayor Onahang Nembang.

The municipality has also decided to lower the national flag to half-staff as a mark of respect in the municipality and ward offices .

Moktan was also the president of Nepali Congress, Phidim.


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