Stories Tagged 'Fast-unto-death'
At least seventeen doctors were arrested while they were staging a demonstration to express solidarity with Dr Govinda KC. KC has been staging an indefinite hunger strike at the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for the past 23 days demanding reforms in country’s medical education and health care system.
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Doctors across the country said on Sunday that they would stage a relay hunger strike starting Monday to press the government to save the live of Dr Govinda KC, who has been on his 16th fast-unto-death for the last 19 days.
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Dr Govinda KC, who is receiving treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, has been moved to general ward from Intensive Care Unit on Sunday. Dr KC was shifted to cabin as per his own request, it is learnt.
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A fast unto death by Shesh Mahabubh Reja to protest against nonpayment of dues to sugarcane farmers by sugar mills entered its third day on Monday.
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Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been seeking justice for the murder of her son Krishna Prasad Adhikari for the past 13 years, has started yet another fast-unto-death from Tuesday.
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Senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) Dr Govinda KC, who has already staged 11 rounds of hunger strikes demanding reforms in medical education sector, began his fast-unto-death for the 12th time on Monday.
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