Koirala’s final rites taking place this evening

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.

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