KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed his deep sorrow over the demise of Padma Ratna Tuladhar, an independent left politician and a human rights activist.
In a condolence letter written to Tuladhar’s wife Nil Shova Tuladhar on Sunday evening, PM Oli remembered late Tuladhar as a true nationalist, democrat and a person who always fight for social equality and peace in the country. Stating that late Tuladhar had a great leadership for the prosperity of the people, PM Oli termed him as a peace and human right activist.
PM Oli has stated that he played a key role in the peace process of the country.
The letter was handed over by PM Oli’s wife Radhika Shakya on behalf of PM Oli to late Tuladhar’s family at latter's house Lazimpat.
Meanwhile, the government is preparing to perform the last rites of late Tuladhar with national honor. According to the tweet of Kundan Aryal, press advisor of PM Oli, his last rites will be performed with national honor for notable contributions to the peace process in the country and facilitating role in the peace process that had created environment conducive to lead the peace process ahead.
Tuladhar passed away at Norvic International Hospital in the capital Sunday afternoon. He was 78. He was admitted to Annapurna Neuro Hospital nine days ago after he suffered brain hemorrhage. Tuladhar was then shifted to Norvic Hospital for further treatment.