Former DPM Bharat Mohan Adhikari in Mediciti CCU

KATHMANDU: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Thursday informed that Senior Politician and Former Deputy Prime Minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari has been admitted to Coronary Care Unit (CCU) in Mediciti hospital in Lalitpur.

The 82-year-old leader was taken to Mediciti following pulmonary complications on January 16.

Issuing a statement today, NCP (NCP) has wished Adhikari of speedy recovery.

The ailing leader had retired from active politics in 2014. Leader Adhikari during his tenure as first communist Finance Minister had introduced much appraised reform campaign themed "Afno Gaun Afai Banau".