Rastrakabi Ghimire returns to Nepal, but is hospitalised again


Rrastrakabi Madhav Prasad Ghimire

Kathmandu, June 3

A day after returning home from medical treatment in India, Rastrakabi Madhav Prasad Ghimire has again been admitted to Tokha-based Grande International Hospital on Sunday.

The 99-year-old popular poet has been diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia (double pneumonia) and is being treated at the ICU of the hospital, informed doctors.

He had been admitted to the hospital earlier as well due to heart, kidney and lungs-related ailments.

Ghimire was taken to Medanta Hospital in New Delhi of India on May 23 for treatment after his internal bleeding failed to stop here.