Till 2 pm, people can pay tributes at Dashrath stadium
- The funeral procession will start at 2 pm
- It will pass through Tripureshwor, Thapathali, Putalisadak, Kamalpokhari, Gyaneshwor and Gaushala
- The procession will reach Aryaghat at around 5 pm
Kathmandu, February 10
The government is performing the last rites of former prime minister and Nepali Congress president Sushil Koirala with state honours at Pashupati Aryaghat on Wednesday evening.
Up till 2 pm, people can pay their tributes to Koirala at Dashrath Stadium. The funeral procession will begin from 2 pm and reach Aryaghat at 5 around pm after passing through Tripureshwor, Thapathali, Putalisadak, Kamalpokhari, Gyaneshwor and Gaushala.
The government has declared Wenesday a public holiday in honour of Koirala. It has decided to hoist the national flag at half mast in government offices, Nepal’s diplomatic missions and consulates. For the 13-day mourning period, the NC will not organise any formal party programme.