RUPANDEHI — The third national conference of the Rastriya Janamorcha held in Butwal of Rupandehi district has reelected Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Poverty Alleviation Chitra Bahadur KC unanimously as its Chairman, on Sunday night.
Likewise, Rashmi Raj Nepali has been elected the Executive Chairman, Badre Alam and Durga Paudel as the two Vice-Chairpersons, Janak Raj Sharma the General Secretary, Hem Lal Puri the Secretary and Om Bahadur KC the Treasurer.
The 31 central members were also elected amid the conference. The national conference has elected six alternate members, six advisors and a 200-member National Council.
Meanwhile, the Rastriya Janamorcha has decided to wage a movement calling for scrapping the federalism, citing federalism has sown the seeds of disintegration and communal discord in the country.
The conference has also unanimously passed the party Chairman’s political proposal that emphasises establishing a unitary system of governance with democratic decentralisation and local self-governance.
The party also concluded that the country was passing through a difficult situation and called on all parties to be united to face it.
Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV
KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.
During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.
A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.
On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.
Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.
Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.Follow @gorkhapost