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NC demands action against Prasai in Parliament

- RSS, Kathmandu

Jul 29, 2018-

The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has registered a motion of public importance demanding action against medical entrepreneur Durga Prasad Prasai for his derogatory remarks on an issue related to the Nepali female students in Bangladesh. 

NC registered the proposal at the Federal Parliament Secretariat on Sunday seeking deliberations on the issue in accordance with the Rule 71 of the House of Representatives Regulation- 2075. 

Seconded by lawmakers Laxmi Pariyar and Pramila Rai, NC parliamentarian Dila Sangraula registered the motion demanding an immediate action against Prasai, executive director of Jhapa-based B&C Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research Center Pvt Ltd. 

Furthermore, the NC claimed that Prasai's remarks about Nepali female students pursuing MBBS in Bangladesh had violated the laws and constitution as well as tarnished the image and prestige of Nepali students there. 

Stating that such remarks could mar the bilateral relations between Nepal and Bangladesh, the lawmakers registering the motion argued that the move was made acknowledging the need to safeguard the dignity of Nepali women, students and citizens and bring to book the culprit. 

Published: 29-07-2018 18:17

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