Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Girija Prasad Koirala passed away at 12:10 p.m. on Saturday (20 March 2010). Girija Prasad Koirala was 86 years old.
The NC leaders and the doctors involved in his treatment confirmed Koirala's death following an emergency central committee meeting of the party at 1:45 at Sujata's residence in Mandikatar.
Koirala's body will be kept at Dashrath Stadium at 8:00am tomorrow (Sunday) for offering the last tribute. Then his body procession will be carried out from Dasharath Stadium to Pashupati Aryaghat for the last rites. His body will be cremated as per the Hindu rituals.
Until then, the body will be kept at his daughter, Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala´s residence at Mandikhatar where people can pay their last homage on Saturday
He was appointed Prime Minister four times and acting head of the state after monarch was abolished.
RIP Former Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala.
Girija Prasad Koirala Passed Away
By Aakar Anil March 20, 2010