Literary Dr. Vanira Giri Passed Away

Literary writer Dr. Vanira Giri has passed away. Giri, 75, passed away at 10 pm on Sunday, said Narendra Prasai of Sahitya.

Giri, who was diagnosed with corona infection 20 days ago, died of a heart attack. Shee died at the Civil Servants Hospital in Naya Baneshwor on Sunday.

She had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for the past three years. She was known as the first woman to do a PhD.

She even got the title of ‘World Gem of Nepali Literature’.Born in Darjeeling, Kharsang, India, she made Nepal her home.