Popular Manchester restaurant founder dies during lockdown

The founder of a Manchester restaurant institution has died aged 71. Jhunu Miaya Dangol, who helped establish The Great Kathmandu, in Disbury, died on Monday April 6.

Dangol set up the restaurant with her husband Gopal Dangol and while lacking in service, the food has long been a hit with Harden’s reporters. Our latest guide proved no exception, with many suggesting it exceeds the more famous spots on the city’s “Curry Mile”.

Celebrities have also been known to swing by, Mysterious Girl singer Peter Andre included.

Jhunu is said to have died while surrounded by her family after suffering from Alzheimer’s, the Manchester Evening News first reported.

Her funeral took place yesterday, during lockdown, and the family asked that the community wave as her procession passed by. Only five people are allowed to attend funerals at the moment.

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