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GP Koirala`s ashes immersed in Ganga

The ashes of former Nepalese Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala were on Thursday immersed in the river Ganga here.



Haridwar: The ashes of former Nepalese Prime
Minister Girija Prasad Koirala were on Thursday immersed in the
river Ganga here.
Koirala`s foster son, Balkrishna Pandey, reached
Brahmakund at Har-Ki-Pauri this afternoon with the urn
carrying his ashes which were immersed amid chants of vedic
hymns.
Pandey was accompanied by officials of Nepalese embassy.

Earlier, the urn was kept in Garibdasiya Ashram where
the people paid their tributes to the departed soul.

Koirala had held the post of prime minister in Nepal for
five times and currently his daughter Sujata Koirala is deputy
prime minister of the country.

PTI

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