Tributes paid to late Minister Adhikari in Pokhara

Rabindra Adhikari

POKHARA, March 1: Rich tributes were paid here Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, who was killed along with six other people in a helicopter crash that took place in Taplejung on Wednesday.

Various dignitaries, people’s representatives, officials, leaders of various political parties and members of the general public have been paying their last respects to the late Leader at the Exhibition Centre at Naya Bazar here where the Minister’s body has been kept for paying of final tributes.

Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokhrel and Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Prithvi Subba Gurung paid their final respects to the late Adhikari by laying the national flag over his mortal remains.

Similarly, Nepal Communist Party (NCP) spokesman Narayan Kaji Shrestha and leader Bamdev Gautam jointly paid tribute to the late Adhikari on behalf the party, draping his body with the party flag.

Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, Padma Kumari Aryal, Nepali Congress leader Chandra Bhandari, Gandaki Province Assembly main opposition party, Nepali Congress, leader Krishna Chandra Nepali, NCP leader Yogesh Bhattarai, Minister for Labour Gokarna Bista, Nepali Congress leader Yagya Bahadur Thapa, among others paid their last respects to leader Adhikari.

Members of the general public in their thousands are in queue waiting for their turn to offer tributes to Minister Adhikari. RSS