Students affiliated to Nepali Congress staged a demonstration in Khalanga, the district headquarters of Jumla, on Friday to protest against the wanton force exercised by the government to take fasting surgeon Dr Govinda KC to Kathmandu.
The opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday afternoon reached Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) to inquire about the health of Dr Govinda KC.
Residents of Inarba in Baudhimai Municipality, Rautahat, have been relieved after the Water Induced Disaster and River Control Division Office constructed 13 spurs in Lalbakaiya river to change its course away from the settlement.
At a time when the struggle for the cause of Dr Govinda KC is swelling, the opposition Nepali Congress has urged other parties including the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) and the Naya Shakti Party-Nepal (NSP-N) to join hands in the fight against the government.
The local administration has allowed heavy vehicles to ply on BP Highway from Thursday after the Supreme Court (SC) quashed an interim order issued by a single bench of Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla on July 15.