KATHMANDU, June 3:Former Minister for Home Affairs, Dan Bahadur Shahi, passed away this morning. He was 76.
He had been suffering from kidney-related ailment and died in course of treatment at Dhapasi-based Grande Hospital. The hospital source confirmed his demise. He was admitted to the hospital some two months ago. Shahi, a permanent resident of Dumrakot of Tikhar of KI Singh Rural Municipality in Doti, was the former government administrator.
He is survived by his two spouses, three daughters and two sons. Rastriya Prajatantra Party chair Kamal Thapa visited Shahi's New Baneshwor-based residence to pay him last tributes, according to party Spokesperson Bhuwan Pathak.