Kathmandu : Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has paid tribute to the late litterateur Ram Prasad Sharma ‘Pradeep’.
The Himalayan Times reports that Prime Minister Oli visited the Nepal Academy at Kamaladi where the litterateur’s mortal remains have been kept for tribute.
Litterateur ‘Pradeep’ passed away after a cardiac arrest at the age of 67 on Friday.
Sharma’s body will be kept at the Academy premises until 12 noon.
It will then be taken to Pashupati Aryaghat for cremation.
CPN-UML senior leader Jhalanath Khanal, Secretary Pradeep Gyawali, Minister for Livestock Development Shanta Manavi and several other dignitaries paid tributes to the late writer.(ANI)