Kathmandu, May 12: The CPN (UML) has decided to fly the party flag at half mast for three days in demise of Pashupati Chaulagain, a Province Assembly member from the party.
Besides, a condolence book is to be kept at the party’s central office and party offices across the country to mourn the demise of the party leader.
According to UML Central Office secretary Sher Bahadur Tamang, leaders today paid tributes to the late Chaulagain by garlanding his portrait placed on the top of the entrance of central party office.
Chaulagain had died from Covid-19 on Monday. He was cremated at the Pashupati Aryaghat today. He was the member in the Bagmati Province Assembly from Dolakha ‘B’.
He had won the 2056 BS general election from Dolakha 1 and was the member in the 2013 second Constituent Assembly (CA) from the proportional representation quota.
Chaulagain who had joined the active politics since his student life is taken as the descent, dedicated and honest political leader. He was born to Bhakta Maya (mother) and Chandra Prasad (father) on 17th February, 1964 in Kavre village of Dolakha district and lately was the resident of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality, Bhaktapur. He is survived by his spouse, two daughters and a son.
NCPP expresses sorrow over Karki and Chaulagain’s demise
Meanwhile, the Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party (NCPP) has expressed sorrow over the demise of member of the Party Senior Politician Assembly, Prithvi Bahadur Karki and the CPN (UML) leader Pashupati Chaulagain.
Issuing separate condolence statements today, NCPP Chief Whip Bal Krishna Khand paid tributes to the two leaders, recalling their contribution to their respective parties and the country’s democracy movement.
Senior politician Karki died on May 10 while former lawmaker and UML leader Chaulagain died on Tuesday.