Demonstration in Dang demanding provincial capital

- Post Report, DANG

Jan 16, 2018-

Residents of Dang district staged demonstrations in the district on Tuesday demanding the district be declared a temporary provincial Capital of province no 5.

Locals demonstrated in major market places and thoroughfares of Ghorahi, Tulsipur and Lamahi.

Transportation service came to a standstill and the business houses and educational institutions remained shut throughout the day today.

The demonstrators organised rally, chanted slogans and burnt tyres to disrupt the vehicular movement.

They have demanded the government authority declare Dang as temporary capital in line with the proposal submitted by Urban Development Ministry in the past.

Many government bodies such as high court, provincial police unit and office of the state-level National Assembly election officer are located in Dang.

Published: 16-01-2018 16:40

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