Who is Aarti Hamal? Nepal mayor's missing daughter found in North Goa

The Osho meditator, 36, has been staying in Goa for the past few months

Aarti Hamal was found from North Goa's Mandrem Aarti Hamal was found from North Goa's Mandrem

The daughter of Gopal Hamal, mayor of Nepal's Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan city, who went missing in Goa on Monday, has been found, her father revealed in an update on Wednesday morning. 

Aarti Hamal was found from North Goa's Mandrem, according to Goa police.

The woman was reported missing after she was spotted near Ashvem Bridge in Pernem on Monday around 9.30 pm. A missing person's complaint was registered and police were searching for her.

Who is Aarti Hamal?

Aarti Hamal, 36, is an Osho meditator and she came to Goa a few months ago. On Facebook, Aarti uses the name Artusha Hamal Dhyan Leela. She has been associated with the Osho Meditation Centre in Goa during her stay in the country, according to The Himalayan Times, a Nepalese newspaper. 

In an earlier post on X after Aarti went missing, he father said, "My elder daughter, Aarti, is an Osho meditator who has been living in Goa for a few months. However, I have received a message from her friend stating that she has lost contact with Aarti Zorba Vibes Ashwem Breeze since yesterday. I humbly request that those who live in Goa assist in the search for my daughter, Aarti."

"Also, my younger daughter Arzoo and son-in-law are flying to Goa tonight to look for our elder daughter Aarti," he added. 

Sharing contact numbers, he posted, "I sincerely request that you contact 9794096014 / 8273538132 / 9389607953 to provide the necessary assistance in the search for my daughter."

Arzoo Hamal, the mayor's younger daughter, posted on Facebook, saying, "All my friends and family. I humbly request that you all not reach out to me today, as I am on my way to Goa to find my sister, I will only reach there tomorrow morning. I will be taking a flight from Lucknow to Goa."

"I'm in the car right now and don't have any means to charge my phone. I'm also getting calls from our fellow Nepalese in Goa to help us in this cause. Therefore, my friends and well-wishers in Nepal, kindly help me save my phone battery. I will be unable to answer your queries," she added.


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