TANAHUN — Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the general public to vote for the democratic candidates in the election.
Speaking at the election assembly organised at Bhanu Municipality-12 in Tanahu by the Nepali Congress on Tuesday, Deuba, wo is also the President of Nepali Congress, said: “Only democracy is good for the nation and that’s why I urge the people to vote for the democratic candidates in the election.”
He even asked people to determine the country’s ruling system — dictatorship or democracy saying all it’s on the hand of the people.
Accusing the leftist alliance of intending to impose totalitarianism in the country, he called on the people to stand against such attempt.
Also speaking on the occasion, NC senior leader Ramchandra Poudel urged voters to make the democratic candidates victorious for the nation’s ‘development’ ‘protection’ of democracy.
The second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies is taking place in 45 districts on December 7.Follow @gorkhapost
Three arrested with tiger hides
KATHMANDU- The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of tiger hides.
The CIB said that Man Bahadur Tamang of Shailung Rural Municipality in Dolakha; Lokmaya Gurung of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha district and Amar Singh of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district were arrested from Budhanilkantha in the capital city acting on a tip off about their involvement in smuggling of animals’ hides and skeleton.
All three have been sent to the Division Forests Office, Kathmandu for further actions. According to the Superintendent of Police Sudip Giri, the alleged would be booked as per the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1973 and CITES Convention, 1975.Follow @gorkhapost