DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Noted Folk singer Pappu Karki along with two persons were killed today when their car turned turtle on Herakhan Road, around 40 km from here. A day after uploading his song on you tube.
The incident occurred around 5 am when they were returning from a programme at Okhalkanda. While three persons, Pappu Karki (34), Rajendra Gonia (26) and Pushkar Gonia (25), died on the spot, two other occupants of the car were injured, Nainital SSP Janmejay Khanduri said.
The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Haldwani, he said.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat condoled the deaths and commiserated with the families of the deceased.
He said it was a sad day for Uttarakhand which lost one of its gems in the accident. He was famous for singing Kumaoni folk. His latest song Chanchari was uploaded on YouTube just yesterday and it had already garnered 16,000 views and more then 500 comments.