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National poet Ghimire taken to Delhi for treatment

- Post Report, Kathmandu

May 23, 2018-National poet Madhav Prasad Ghimire has been taken to Gurgaon-based Medanta Hospital in Delhi, India for further treatment on Wednesday.

Ghimire, who was receiving treatment at the Dhapasi-based Grande International Hospital for the past few days, was taken to Delhi after he was not recuperating from internal bleeding.

Ghimire, 99, was admitted to Grande Hospital 12 days ago for chronic gastritis and high blood pressure.

Dr Chakra Raj Pandey, Dr Bibek Sharma and Dr Akhilesh Kasyap among others were involved in Ghimire’s treatment.

Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had reached the hospital to inquire Ghimire’s health condition.

Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri on Tuesday had visited Ghimire, honorary Brig Gen of Nepal Army, at the hospital to enquire about his health condition.

It has been learnt that government will bear all the treatment expenses of Ghimire.

Published: 23-05-2018 16:33

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