Second death anniversary of late Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari was marked today through various programmes.

Special programmes were organised in Kaski, among other places of the country, to remember Late Adhikari who died in a helicopter crash on February 27, 2019, in Taplejung district.

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has paid its tribute to the late minister.

CAAN Director General Rajan Pokhrel also paid homage to late minister Adhikari and other people who lost their lives in the crash.

Adhikari along with six others on board the Air Dynasty helicopter AS350 -- CAAN Deputy Director General Birendra Prasad Shrestha, Director Dhruba Das Bhochhibhaya, Under-Secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers Yubaraj Dahal, Yeti Airlines Managing Director Ang Tshiring Sherpa, Adhikari's bodyguard Arjun Ghimire, and pilot of the helicopter Captain Prabhakar KC -- were killed in the crash two years ago.