July 26: Former minister Chaturbhuj Prasad Singh has passed away today morning.
He was 87. Singh, who was suffering from high blood pressure, died at 6 am in his home in Rajbiraj municipality in the district. Born in the Nepali month of Ashoj, 1989 BS, Singh served as minister many times between 2019 BS to 2046 BS. He retired from politics after restoration of democracy in 1990.
e is survived by two sons and a daughter. Last rites of Singh would be performed today itself, said the family.