April 17-  Acclaimed journalist  Pushkar Lal Shrestha passed away at the age of 60 on Wednesday.

Shrestha, who was suffering from Guillain-Barré syndrome, died at Norvic Hospital, Thapalthali on 11:49 this morninig, said his son Direk Lal Shrestha.

His last rites will be conducted at Pashupati Aryaghat on Wednesday.

Had played more than one role over the three decades he has contributed to Nepali journalism, Shrestha regarded as the most successful chief editor and publisher of the Kamana Publications . He was also the editor of the first monthly magazine in the country Kamana. He had also worked as editor for Sandhyakalin Dainik, Mahanagar and Nepal Samacharpatra.

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