Foundation paper submitted to President
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A foundation paper has been handed over to President Bidya Devi Bhandari demanding to declare leader of Nepal’s democratic movement, Ram Prasad Rai, as a National Luminary.
At a program organized in Sheetal Niwas on Sunday, Chairperson Tara Devi Rai on behalf of Ram Prasad Rai Memorial Foundation and Chairperson Sushma Rai on behalf of Ram Prasad Rai Foundation handed over the document prepared by experts’ team to President Bhandari asking to name Ram Prasad Rai as the national hero.
Rai, who struggled after 2007 BS protesting Delhi Agreement, had gone missing heading towards China along with Dr KI Singh. Whereabouts of Ram Prasad Rai remain still unknown.
On the occasion, President Bhandari assured her supports in declaring Rai a national luminary.
Prior to this, the Foundations submitted the paper to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for the same cause. RSS