Jhala Nath Khanal undergoes kidney transplant in New Delhi

File: Jhala Nath Khanal
File: Jhala Nath Khanal

Kathmandu, August 4

Former prime minister Jhala Nath Khanal has undergone a successful kidney transplant at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday.

The senior leader of the CPN-UML, with both of his kidneys failing, had gone to the Indian health facility on June 16 for treatment. A family source informs he underwent a kidney transplant today.

In the meantime, there had come a report that the KP Sharma Oli-led government already released Rs 3 million for his treatment, illegally. Further, incumbent Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba had also reportedly assured him of government funding.

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