Former minister Gautam passes away

Published On: November 12, 2020 12:50 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Former Minister for Land Reform, Bhim Prasad Gautam has passed away.

Gautam, who had served as a minister in Dr Baburam Bhattarai-led Cabinet breathed his last at his Piple, Tanahu-based residence at around 2:30 AM on Thursday.

He was suffering from pneumonia for the last few days and was receiving treatment at his home.

Gautam was a member of the first Constituent Assembly of Nepal.

His final rites will be performed on Thursday itself, according to his family source.


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