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Supporters of Dr KC start relay hunger strike in Pokhara
Aug 15, 2017-The supporters of Dr Govinda KC have started a relay hunger protest in Pokhara to show their solidarity with the doctor, who has been staging a hunger strike at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in the Capital for the past 22 days.
plantation programme at Shahid Park.
The strike participants said they will continue their non-violent resistance until Dr KC’s demands are addressed. Dr KC, a senior orthopaedic surgeon at the TUTH, is staging the fast-unto-death protest demanding reforms in the country’s medical education sector by passing the Medical Education Bill.
This is the 11th time he has resorted to a hunger strike as the government time and again reneged on its commitment to address his demand.
Published: 15-08-2017 07:49