Former Nepal Minister Bogati dies

Published - September 15, 2014 12:27 pm IST - Kathmandu

One of the Maoist leaders of Nepal’s former guerrilla movement, Posta Bahadur Bogati, died on Monday, authorities said.

Bogati was admitted to hospital after he suffered a heart attack and brain damage on Thursday, and later pronounced dead.

Seen as a close aide to Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Bogati had also served as a Minister on two separate occasions.

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