Kathmandu, Oct 14. Singer Dharmaraj Thapa, unwell from a long time, passed away today at his home, Swoymbhu, Kathmandu at the age of 99.
His body is to be kept at Academy hall for Obituary. The renowned Singer of his famous songs, â€œHariyo Dada Mathi Halo Jotne Sathiâ€, â€œAaja Madal bajeko kinaâ€, â€œPrajatantra ko Kaphalâ€ and many more was an established singer as â€œThe Singer for Commonersâ€, because of the Villagers style of singing, lyrics using Nepali Proverbs.
He was born on 1989 B.S. at Pokhara. He was bestowed with the award of â€œJanakabi Keshariâ€ by the then King Mahendra on 2013 B.S. He has worked for many political campaign, revolution for the betterment of Nepali Society. He is the person to bring the lights on â€œSarangiâ€ a renowned musical instrument.
Rest in Peace our dear Dharmaraj Thapa! â€“ Glocal Khabar