Stories Tagged 'Hunger strike'
Dr Govinda KC, orthopaedic surgeon at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital who has staged a series of hunger strikes demanding reforms in the country’s medical education sector, broke his fourteenth fast on Saturday on the basis of an agreement reached with the government on Friday evening.
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Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RJP-N) Saptari district leader Laxman Yadav has been staging hunger strike for the past three days arguing that the party had neglected honest cadres during the candidates’ selection
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Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Govinda KC ended his hunger strike on the 14th day after signing a 10-point pact with the government on Wednesday.
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Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday held telephone talks with senior orthopedic surgeon at the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging an indefinite hunger strike demanding reforms in country’s medical profession and education sector.
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Dr Govinda KC began his 12th hunger strike on Monday, warning against passing the Health Profession Education (HPE) Bill with the provisions that favour a handful of institutions backed by some political party members.
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Call for integrity

Sep 25 2017

Dr Govinda KC has once again warned of launching a hunger strike. This is not good. The fact that the good doctor has to go on repeated hunger strikes indicates how deeply entrenched interest groups that drive the country’s lucrative medical sector are.
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