Death of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala

Great Nepali politician and prolific writer

Death of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala

Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala (B.P. Koirala) was a Nepali politician and a prolific writer born on 8 September 1914 in India. He was a great, honest and true leader. He was the Prime Minister of Nepal from 1959 to 1960. He led the Nepali Congress, a social democratic political party. The second son of Krishna Prasad Koirala, a follower of Mahatma Gandhi, B.P. Koirala was raised in Banaras. He began writing when he was in the ninth grade.

Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala was the first democratically elected and 22nd Prime Minister of Nepal. He is one the greatest political personalities of Nepal and was a staunch supporter of democracy. He was not only a great leader, but he was also one of the most well-read and thoughtful writers of Nepalese literature. He wrote short stories and novels, and some poems. Nepal lost a great leader B.P. Koirala on 21 July 1982 at the age of 67. The cause of death was lung cancer.

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