In association with
Logo Logo Logo

Civil society goes on hunger strike against former VIP facilities


KATHMANDU: The Nepal civil Society has started a relay hunger strike in the capital from today, protesting the government decision to provide state facilities to the former VIPs.

Gauri Chaudhary, Mohan Sharma Kattel, Dhan Khatiwada, Sharmila Pandit Chhetri and Dipak Thapa, among others are sitting for relay hunger strike led by former administrator and chairman of society Khemraj Regmi.

Different professional organizations have also expressed their solidarity to the hunger strike.

The society is protesting the government decision to provide lifetime vehicles, apartment and other facilities to the former prime ministers, home ministers, chief justices and speakers.

Last week, the government had decided to provide state facilities including apartment, vehicles, fuel expenses and employees for their personal secretariat to the former presidents, prime ministers, home ministers, chief justices and speakers since the establishment of multiparty democracy.

Regmi expressed dissatisfaction saying that the politics was being made a business-oriented instead of social service by offering heavy perks and facilities to the former VIPs at a time that country’s constitutional and political crisis was deepening in the country.

Former chairman of Federation of Nepali Journalists Bishnu Nishthuri, Rameshwor Upadhyay, general secretary of Nepal University Teachers’ Association, senior journalist Yubraj Ghimire and others have also expressed solidarity to the relay hunger strike. RSS

For Indian tourists travelling by land:- 72 hours (-ve) C-19 report, CCMC form and Antigen Test at entry point

For Indian tourists travelling by land:- 72 hours (-ve) C-19 report, CCMC form and Antigen Test at entry point

Comment here !
Related News

KATHMANDU:- The government has decided to form a high-level salary and facilities commission for reviewing the minimum salary, allowances, remuneration

KATHMANDU:- The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday gave its verdict on the dispute over civil servants’ adjustment. With the verdict,

KATHMANDU:- Nepali Congress leader and thinker Pradip Giri, who had been undergoing treatment for cancer at Mediciti Hospital, Lalitpur, passed

KATHMANDU:- A total of 84 political parties, including old and new ones have submitted their applications for party registration for


Headlines
Information for Indian tourists travelling by land:- 72 hours (-) C-19 report, CCMC form and Antigen Test at entry point
Information for Indian tourists travelling by land:- 72 hours (-) C-19 report, CCMC form and Antigen Test at entry point
Information for Indian tourists travelling by land:- 72 hours (-) C-19 report, CCMC form and Antigen Test at entry point