"I deeply mourn the sad demise of Krishna Prasad
Bhattarai, former prime minister of Nepal, and a great
statesman championing the cause of strong and cordial
India-Nepal relations," Advani said in his message.
Bhattarai, 87, who was a journalist, had also
participated in the Quit India Movement.
A leader of the pro-democracy movement in Nepal, he was
widely respected for his pro-people approach.
"I recently met him as a leader of Nepal's struggle for
democracy and I vividly recall his warmth and passion for
Nepal's development and cordial relations with India," Advani
Bhattarai died due to multiple organ failure in a
hospital in Kathmandu on Friday night.
New Delhi: Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Sunday condoled the death of former Nepal Prime Minister K P Bhattarai and said the multi-faceted leader championed the
cause of strong and cordial relations between the two nations.
First Published: Sunday, March 06, 2011, 20:22