Another Ex-Gorkha Army, Narayan Gurung has died of coronavirus on May 4, 2020. Gurung had been an active social worker in the Nepali community.
Name : Narayan Konme Gurung
Age : 75 years
Location : George Eliot Hospital, United Kingdom
Originally from – Parbat
Date : May 4, 2020, Monday
According to reports, ex-Gorkha army, leading social worker, Narayan Gurung died at around 4:15 on May 4, 2020 while being treated at George Eliot Hospital. He had no known medical conditions.
Gurung was admitted to hospital on April 26 when he started facing breathing difficulties. He was given oxygen mask while in the hospital. Because of his poor health condition, he wasn’t placed in ventilator.
Originally from Parbat, Narayan Gurung was living in UK with his family of wife, two sons and a daughter.
Gurung was involved in various organizations in UK. Hew was active member of NRN UK and Tamu Dhi UK. He was also the founding member of Charbhyang Tamu Samaj. He was also the founding member and advisor of Kone (Ghetaane/Ghonde) Samaj of UK.
He had joined the British Gorkha regiment in 2020 B.S. and served for about five years. He had returned back to Nepal when the British Army decided to cutback the Gorkha army personnels. He joined British army when he was in his 8th grade. After returning back to Nepal he continued his studies and completed MA.
While in university, he was also involved in student politics. He also taught in schools and joined Nepal government job as the section officer of Local Development Ministry. He served the government for seven years.
According to his friends, Gurung was an athletic personality, active and a visionary person.
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