Kathmandu, Nov. 18: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala has been bereaved of his brother, Dr Arun Koirala.
Dr Arun Koirala, who is also the Nepali Congress district President of Banke, passed away while undergoing treatment in New Delhi, India today.
The 73-year-old had been suffering from pnuemonia. He was taken to New Delhi one and a half month ago after he could not be treated in Nepal.
His body will be brought to Nepal possibly today, and placed for last tribute and cremated tommorow, said NC Chief Secretary Rishikesh Tiwari.
Dr Koirala entered the politics from Nepali Congress after joining the Nepal Students Union in 2027 BS. He was elected the party’s Banke President through the 12th General Convention.