Kathmandu, 4 Â October 2015: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Nepal has decided to observe mourning for seven days in the demise of partyâ€™s General Secretary Chandra Bahadur Gurung. Born in Sirubari of Syangja district in 2012 BS, the RPP-Nepal leader Gurung passed away in Colorado of the USA on Saturday night. He was suffering from cancer.
An emergency meeting of the partyâ€™s Central Work Execution Committee held at the partyâ€™s central office in Dhumbarahi this morning has also decided not to organise any formal programme for 13 days to mourn the demise of General Secretary Gurung. Â The party has decided to fly the party flag at half mast for three days, partyâ€™s Joint General Secretary Rajaram Shrestha told RSS.
The meeting has formed a committee under the leadership of party vice-chairman Rajib Parajuli for the management for bringing Gurungâ€™s body back to home from the USA and conduct the last rites.
It is said that some three/four days is expected to take to bring Gurungâ€™s body back to Nepal after completing legal processes, Shrestha added.