Last rites of former Prime Minister Kirti Nidhi Bista were performed at the local Pashupati Aryaghat as per the Hindu rituals on Saturday.
According to RSS,Former Prime Ministers Lokendra Bahadur Chand and Madhav Kumar Nepal, Rastriya Prajatantra Party chair and sitting Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa, among other political figures were at the Pashupati Aryaghat to pay last tribute to the late Bista.
Former Prime Minister and veteran politician Kirti Nidhi Bistha breathed his last at his residence in Gyaneshwor this morning. He was 90.
Bista was suffering from cancer for long.
The 91-year-old former Prime Minister had been long suffering from stomach cancer for long and passed away at his private residence in Gyaneshwor at 10:00 am today. He is survived by two sons and three daughters.
Born in Thamel, Kathmandu in 1927, he had served as the Prime Minister of Nepal thrice and was the vice-chair in the government led by the then King Gyanendra Shah, the last king of the Shah dynasty.
He is considered as a leader with moral values in the Nepali politics.
He was the 25th Prime Minister of Nepal. He was also the vice chairperson of the council of ministers after King Gyanendra Shah’s coup in 2005.
His last article published in New Spotlight Follow link https://www.spotlightnepal.com/2016/06/06/seize-this-moment/