HoR passes condolence motion

Chitwan, June 14: Former Education Minister Dhaniram (DR) Poudel has passed away this morning. He died due to cardiac arrest at his home town, Madi, of Chitwan.

According to Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chitwan district chair Yam Bahadur Pariyar said that former minster Poudel died at 7.00 am at this home.

Poudel who suffered a cardiac arrest at his home at Madi municipality-5, Ramailodanda was taken to Madi-based Baghauda Hospital at 7.00 this morning. Hospital doctors confirmed his death.

Poudel was the member of the Constituent Assembly. He had also served as a central chair of ANNISU (Revolutionary) – a student wing of the CPN (Maoist).

He was also a writer and journalist. His spouse Ganga Belbase is also a central member of NCP. He is survived by two daughters.

NCP chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Pracahnda' along with other central leaders of the party are scheduled to attend the final rites of Poudel today, shared NCP Chitwan chair Pariyar.

HoR passes condolence motion

The House of Representatives meeting today passed a condolence proposal on the demise of former government minister and the member of the then Constituent Assembly, Dhaniram Poudel.

The meeting unanimously endorsed the condolence proposal presented by Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara.

Poudel passed away at Madi, Chitwan this morning. He was 53. He was elected a member of the Constituent Assembly towards the proportional quota from the then CPN (Maoist) in the election held in 2070 BS. He was appointed the Minister for Education and was presently the central committee member of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

Speaker Mahara also informed the House of Representatives that the discussions on various topics of the Appropriation Bill, 2076 related to the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport and the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation scheduled for today, has been postponed for June 18.
The House of Representatives will next meet at 11 am on June 16.

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