Pahiloclick ReporterKathmandu, Sept. 12
Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairman and CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Subash Chandra Nemwang has passed away.He passed away at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning due to a heart attack. He was 71.
Nemwang, who lives in Baluwatar, was taken to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) after the heart attack. He was declared dead on arrival, according to TUTH sources.
Nemwang had returned from Dharan on Sunday and had a fever since Monday morning, according to his wife Bishal Nemwang. He had stayed at home on Monday for recovery. He was attended by a doctor at his home Monday evening. He had a fever of 102 degrees Fahrenheit. The doctor advised rest at home ruling out the need for hospitalization. He had gone to bed after having soup.
He was taken to the TUTH after being found unconscious in the toilet at one in the morning. Nemwang was a speaker four times in the past including his two stints as CA chairman. He was CA chairman when the new Constitution was promulgated by the Second CA in 2015. He was elected to the House of Representatives (HoR) from Ilam-2 in the recent general election and was deputy parliamentary party leader of the main opposition UML.