Editors express solidarity with Dr KC’s demands

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jul 23, 2018-

Editors of various media outlets have expressed solidarity with the demands of senior orthopaedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been fasting for the last 23 days demanding reforms in the country’s medical education sector.

Issuing an appeal after meeting Dr KC at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj on Sunday, the editors expressed their concern over the government’s indifference to his demands. KC has been staging his 15th hunger strike as none of the previous governments kept their word despite reaching deals with him.

“We express solidarity with Dr KC’s demands and strongly demand that the government address his demands immediately,” reads the appeal.

Kantipur Editor-in-Chief Narayan Wagle, former chief editor of the daily Sudheer Sharma, The Kathmandu Post Editor-in-Chief Akhilesh Upadhyay, Kantipur Television Editor-in-Chief Prashant Aryal, Nagarik Editor-in-Chief Gunraj Luintel, Naya Patrika Editor Krishna Jwala Devkota, Republica Editor Subhash Ghimire, The Himalayan Times Editor Prakash Rimal, Ameet Dhakal of Setopati, Barhakhari Editor-in-Chief Prateek Pradhan and Editor of Himal magazine Kiran Nepal, among others, met Dr KC to inquire about his health condition.

Published: 23-07-2018 07:22

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