Acharya’s contribution will guide music industry for long: PM Dahal

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the contribution of veteran singer and composer Bhakta Raj Acharya to the field of music will inspire and guide the country’s music industry for long.

Dahal, who visited the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama today to pay his tributes to the late singer, emphasized the significant contribution of Acharya to the music industry.

He extended heartfelt condolences to the grieving family.

The mortal remains of the renowned singer have been placed at the Academy since 11 am today for individuals to pay their last tributes.

His last rites will be performed at the Pashupati Aryaghat today itself, it is said.

Kushma Mahara, the Academy’s member-secretary, said that people from various walks of life, particularly those from the music field, have assembled at the Academy to pay tributes to the renowned singer, who passed away on Monday at the age of 82.

Acharya’s two sons: Satyaraj and Swaroop Raj are also in the music industry.

Born in Dhankuta in 1999 BS, the late Acharya has made significant contributions to over 400 songs.



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