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Former finance minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari dies at 83

Bharat Mohan Adhikari, a second generation communist leader of Nepal, who is credited for introducing the popular old-age pension scheme and ‘Aafno Gaun Aafai Banaau’ (build your village on your own) programme, as a finance minister during the first communist government in the country, passed away on Saturday. He was 83. Former finance minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari dies at 83
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Binod Ghimire
Published at : March 3, 2019
Updated at : March 3, 2019 16:05
Kathmandu

Binod Ghimire

Binod Ghimire covers parliamentary affairs and human rights for The Kathmandu Post. Since joining the Post in 2010, he has reported primarily on social issues, focusing on education and transitional justice.


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