•      Fri Sep 29 2023

President Paudel, leaders express grief over Nembang’s demise

Leaders of different political parties including Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, UML Chair KP Sharma Oli, Speaker Devraj Ghimire at the TU Teaching Hospital. (Photo: UML secretariat)

Kathmandu, Sept 12: President Ram Chandra Paudel expressed grief over the untimely demise of Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairperson Subas Nembang.

The President said he was aggrieved and shocked from the unexpected demise of Nembang.

In a tweet, President Paudel expressed his tribute to Nembang and extended deep condolences to the grief-stricken Nembang family, pro-republicans and his party, CPN-UML.

NC President Deuba condoles

Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said he was aggrieved and shocked from the untimely demise of Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairperson and CPN-UML Vice-Chairperson Subas Nembang.

Taking to a tweet, President Deuba wished for the eternal peace of his soul and expressed condolences to the bereaved family members.

Madhav Nepal expresses grief

Chairperson of CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has paid tribute to CPN-UML Vice-Chairperson and parliamentary party deputy leader Subas Chandra Nembang who breathed his last this morning.

Former Prime Minister Nepal reached the Maharajgunj-based Teaching Hospital this morning to mourn the passing away of Nembang and pay tribute.

Likewise, former President Bidya Devi Bhandari has also remembered Nembang as one of true leader of the nation. She wrote in a tweet, “I am shocked by the news of the unexpected and unimaginable death of Mr. Subash Chandra Nembang, Vice Chairman of CPN (UML), who was soft-spoken, rich in dignified personality, and had coordinating qualities. I offer my heartfelt tributes to him. I express my deepest condolences to the bereaved family and the party family at this sad time. His death has caused an irreparable loss to the entire party and the nation.”

Body of Nembang to be kept at party office

Body of Constituent Assembly Chairperson and CPN-UML Vice-Chairperson Subas Chandra Nembang – who died due to heart attack will be kept at the CPN-UML party office in Chyasal, Lalitpur.

After complaining of heart complications last night, he was rushed to the Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital at Maharajgunj from his Baluwatar-based private home.

Who was Nembang?

Nembang, also the deputy leader of UML parliamentary party had set his political journey from around 2028 BS. In the formative political career, he had become the President of Free Student Union of Ilam Multiple Campus.

He was the National Assembly member from 2048 to 2052 BS and elected as the House of Representatives (HoR) member in 2056, 2064, 2074 and 2079 BS from Ilam-2.

Nembang had contributed the country as a Speaker of the reinstated HoR in 2063 BS, Speaker of Legislature-Parliament in 2064 BS and Chairperson of the Constituent Assembly from 2065 to 2070 BS.

For his involvement in political struggle for democracy, Nembang was jailed for seven months in different times. He had also discharged responsibility as a Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs in 2051 BS. Nembang was the senior advocate and was also engaged in teaching at Nepal Law Campus.