Culture expert Pradhananga dies aged 101

Culture expert Pradhananga dies aged 101

Nov 29, 2014-

Culture expert Sarbagyaman Pradhananga died on Saturday morning aged 101. His funeral was performed at Tulasighat, on the banks of Seti river, in Kaski in the afternoon. Thirtha Shrestha, culture expert, said Pradhananga was actively involved in preservation and promotion of culture and endangered folk songs all his life. His death is a huge loss for the country, Shrestha added.

A Pokhara native, Pradhananga was the former chair of Bhairav Culture Conservation Committee and Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  He also served as the chairman of Gandaki Zone in 2013 BS. Pradhananga is noted for promoting traditional Bhairav dance and introducing it to young generation.

Published: 30-11-2014 10:12

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