Kathmandu, Nepal: UCPN Maoist Center Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal lit funeral pyre on his only son Prakash Dahal at Pashupati Aryaghat as per Hindu ritual on Sunday evening.
Prakash Dahal had died on Sunday morning due to sudden cardiac arrest at his residence in Kathmandu. The Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital, where Dahal was rushed after cardiac arrest, has made clear that sudden cardiac arrest was the cause behind the death of Prakash Dahal.
According to the hospital, he had breathed his last before reaching to the Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital. He was reached at the hospital at around 4:30 am on Sunday morning.
The doctors at the hospital have said that he would have breath his last before three hour than the time he was reached to the hospital.
Hundreds of thousand people including the members of the family, various leaders from different political parties and well wishers have gathered at the site to pay their last respect to Dahal.
Similarly various leaders including Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN UML chairman KP Oli and many other leaders have expressed their deepest sorrow on the demise of Dahal.