25th Madan-Ashrit Memorial Day observed

CPN -UML and CPN (Maoist Center) on Thursday jointly marked the 25th death anniversary of late communist leaders Madan Bhandari and Jibaraj Ashrit.

A condolence meeting was held Thursday at Dasdhunga in Chitwan where Bhandari and Ashrit were killed when a jeep carrying both of them plunged into Trishuli river some 25 years ago.

Various leaders and cadres of the UML and CPN (Maoist Center) including lawmaker Krishna Bhakta Pokharel, Minister of Province 3 for Agriculture and Cooperatives Dawa Dorje Lama, leader Keshab Lal Shrestha and district in charge of the Maoist Centre Ishwori Bhattarai attended the memorial service.

Speaking on the occasion, the attendants said the unification of the UML and the Maoist Center would help realize dreams of the two late leaders. They also suggested to party leaders and cadres following the path shown by Bhandari for a success.



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