Tarun Dal blocks highway, picket govt offices in Nawalparasi
Jul 23, 2018-
Cadres of Tarun Dal and Nepal Student Union, youth wings of the Nepali Congress, shut down government offices and obstructed vehicular movement in Nawalparasi along the East West Highway on Sunday.
The youth wings said an hour-long picketing of the administration office and highway obstruction was in protest of the police intervention in a peaceful protest in the Capital’s New Baneshwor on Saturday and in support of the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC. As a result, thousands of travellers were stranded as vehicles queued up on the highway.
In Dhanusha, Tarun Dal cadres staged a demonstration in front of the District Police Office. There were sporadic clashes between the protesters and police personnel on Sunday. Chairman of Tarun Dal Nagar Committee Pankaj Mahato warned of strong demonstrations if the government did not meet the demands of Dr KC.
In Kalaiya of Bara, the NC youth wing took out a protest rally against the recent government activities. They demand the government address the demands of Dr KC immediately.
Jumli people demand to save life of Dr KC
JUMLA: People of Jumla have demanded the government save Dr Govinda KC by fulfilling his demands. The civil society of Jumla expressed solidarity with Dr KC, pressuring the government to address his demands for major reforms in the medical sector and education.
Dr KC has been on an indefinite hunger strike for the past 23 days. In Jajarkot, Tarun Dal cadres protested in the prohibitory zone demanding that the government immediately meet the demands of Dr KC.
Published: 23-07-2018 07:33