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Second World War veteran Babar Jung Thapa passes away


 |  Kathmandu

Babar Jung Thapa, a veteran of the Second World War, passed away on Monday. He was 103.

Thapa, who hails from Hariwan Municipality-9, Sarlahi, passed away peacefully at his own resident this morning.

“He was staying alone in his room,” said Pratik Karki, the grandson of Thapa, told Nepalkhabar, “He had already passed away when I went to his room to call him for lunch at 9 am.”

Born on Shrawan 5, 1978 BS at Ratamata in Sindhuli, Thapa had joined the British Army at the age of 18 and fought the Second World War for three years.

After having returned from the Second World War, he had established a school in Hariwan and also served as the vice chairman of the then Hariwan Gaun Panchayat.



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