RAJBIRAJ: Member of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Saptari Chapter Bibekananda Jha passed away last night.
Jha had served the Mithila Weekly as an executive editor and also worked as a member of Working Journalist Minimum Wage Fixation Committee.
He has long been suffering from kidney related diseases.
He had had more than two-decade-long association with Maithili Literature Council and also served the Council as the chair.
The demise of Jha has caused irreparable loss to Maithili literary horizon, said past president of the Council Devendra Mishra.
The late Jha is survived by spouse, two sons and a daughter.