Kathmandu: Litterateur Jagadish Ghimire passed away at the Om Hospital in Chabahil at 6 a.m. today. He was suffering from multiple myeloma blood cancer since long. Ghimire has acclaimed books like ‘Antarmanko Yatra’, ‘Sakas’, ‘Sabiti Bayan’ and ‘Bardi’to his credit. His auto-biographic book ‘Antarmnakko Yatra’ has bagged the prestige Nepal award Madan Puraskar.
His last rites was performed at Pashupati Aryaghat today. Various authors, litterateurs and his fans have thronged to Pashupati Aryaghat to pay their last tribute to late author Ghimire.