Oldest man dies at 131

Published On: April 13, 2019 02:10 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

RAJBIRAJ, April 13: The senior-most citizen Raghu Baharkher, who was 131 years old, died on Friday. The resident of Tirahut rural municipality-1 in Saptari district, Baharkher spent his life involving in livestock farming, according to a local Mukesh Yadav.

Baharkher is the first person to raise some 10,000 cattle. He even domesticated the wild buffalo. Central member of Ghosin Upliftment Forum Nepal, Soviyat Lal Paghaiya Yadav, informed that Baharkher spent his life raising livestock in the jungle of Koshi Tappu.

His last rites would be performed today on the bank of Koshi river near the Koshi barrage.


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