Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairman and CPN-UML Vice-chairman Subash Chandra Nembang has passed away.
He passed away at three morning due to heart attack. He was 71 and is survived by two wives, two sons and two daughters.
Nembang, who lives in Baluwatar, was taken to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) after a heart attack. He was declared dead at three Tuesday morning.
According to a press statement issued by Dr Santa Kumar Das, acting executive director of TUTH, Nembang was brought to the hospital at 1:50 Tuesday morning. Doctors found upon examination that Nembang’s pupils had already become dilated and still by that time and his blood pressure and pulse could not be recorded either.
Nembang was declared dead at 3:00 AM as he could not be revived even after performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on him for 35 minutes, Dr Das said in the statement.
Nembang had returned from Dharan on Sunday and had fever since Monday morning, according to his wife Bishal Nembang. 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 degree Fahrenheit them. 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.
Nembang was 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.