Chandra Bahadhur Dangi, the shortest man on Earth passed away on Friday, September 4, 2015 at the age of 75. He was declared dead in American Samona after being hospitalized in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for a week as he was having difficulties of Asthma and was also suffering from Pneumonia. He was on tour and attending various programs across USA with his sister-in-law and nephew. Official news came out as his Sister-in-law Mrs.Motikala Dangi spread the words about his death, whole nation is in a state of shock with this news.
Dangi with height of 21.51 inches was declared as shortest living man on February 26, 2012 aged 72 years by Guinness world records. He was born in Salyan, Rampur-8 Taarike Village and was an inhabitant of Dang since he was 14. He was unmarried and had been living with his sister-in-law and nephew, he was raised by his sister-in-law. He was 4th son among 6 now after his death only remaining is the youngest one.
Dangi was not recognized until he turned 72, with world recognition for 3 years Dangi was loved by whole world. With his world record of world’s shortest man he gave identity to Nepal, with his death we have lost a precious wealth of our nation. May his soul rest in peace in heaven.