Kathmandu, 21 May: Former King Gyanendra’s secretariat had phoned Deepakraj Joshi and acquired information about his health situation.
Joshi, son of NC’s senior leader Govindaraj Joshi, was physically attacked by his rivals in the Nepali Congress in the local election in Byas Municipality in Tanahun.
Deepakraj had given independent candidature for the post of mayor challenging the five-party alliance’s common candidate from the Nepali Congress.
The former King’s secretariat had conveyed the message from King Gyanendra for the speedy recovery of Joshi’s health.
In response, Joshi had extended thanks to the former king for being concerned about his health, according to Desh Sanchar Online portal.
People’s News Monitoring Service