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Curfew in Bhardaha

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SAPTARI —

Local administration has clamped a curfew in Bhardaha of Saptari district as protest turned violent after the death of local Rajiv Raut in police firing dueing clash with demonstrators today morning.

Chief District Officer of Saptari, Birendra Kumar Yadav said curfew has been imposed in Bhardaha and surrounding areas from 4 pm Tuesday to 5 am on Wednesday.

The clash occurred between police and demonstrators on Monday night after the police tried to escort vehicles stranded in the East-West highway because of the banda called by Madhesi Front. Demonstrators continued their protests and turned savage while police charged and shot tear gas shells to control the protesters. Police opened 5 shots in the air and fired 25 rounds of tear gas shells.
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“The protesters pelted stones at the Traffic police post at Bhardaha, obstructed the vehicles and set fire on the police van by tossing petrol bomb. Then Police opened fire to take the circumstance under control,” said police.

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Civil service employees disagree ordinance

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RUPANDEHI- The Nepal Civil Service Employees Union (Association) Province-5 has expressed discontent on the employees’ adjustment ordinance brought out by the government.

Noting that the employees’ adjustment ordinance was introduced against the common understanding of the employees, the committee on Monday submitted a 12-point memorandum to the federal government through Province-5 Chief Minister and Office of Council of Ministers.

It may be noted that a 22-point common concept was submitted to the government through Chief Secretary of the federal government after holding discussions among national level trade unions of civil service. The discussion was coordinated by the authentic trade union of civil service employees.

The committee has expressed disagreement on the issuance of employees adjustment ordinance-2018 against the share concerns against the shared concept of the employees.

The Nepal Civil Service Employees Union (Association) has been insisting on the government to adjust employees as per the Adjustment Act-2074 and immediately enforce the voluntary retirement plan as per the Clause 13 of the Act.

A team headed by Association Province-5 Chairperson Madan Gautam had submitted the memorandum to Secretary of Chief Minister and Council of Minister, Basanta Adhikari.

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