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Former Prime Minister Prachanda's Son Prakash Dahal Passes Away due to Heartattack

Updated on 19 Nov, 2017 by

Former prime minister and the leader of the Central Maoist party Prachanda's son Prakash Dahal passed
away, reportedly due to a heart attack. He was admitted to Norvic Hospital at around five thirty this
morning. Doctors declared him dead on arrival.

No formal announcement has been made yet, but the hospital is expected to give a press release soon. One of the top leaders of the Maoist center party said that they were waiting for Prachanda's return from the party's election campaign in Jhapa.

P:rakash Dahal

Prakash Dahal
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The deceased is the only son of the former prime minister, who spent more than a decade underground leading a rebellion against the establishment. He had been working in the Maoist Center secretariat. He is survived by two wives and two sons.


Security at the hospital has been tightened following the death. Party members, well-wishers, and
relatives have already started pouring in to pay their final respect. The Nepal Police and Nepal Armed Police forces have been deployed in the hospital premises to maintain security.

 Prime Minister Prachanda, Heartattack