Funeral rites of the passengers who perished in Thursday’s bus accident near Sindhuwa Bazaar in Dhankuta being carried out at Mulghat on Friday. Fifteen people died in the accident. (Siddha Raj Rai/Republica)
DHANKUTA, July 29: Last rites of former Minister of State Hariraj Khewa were performed Friday. He was killed in a bus accident that occurred in Dhankuta Thursday.
Prior to this, a large number of people from different walks of life including district-based government employees and political leaders took part in his funeral cortege. His mortal remains were placed in the Nepal Police vehicle and taken around the Dhankuta Bazar.
A contingent of the Armed Police Force offered last tribute to him. His last rites were performed on the bank of the Tamor River at Mulghat of Dhankuta. RSS