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Gagan Thapa calls on parties to work in harmony

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MUGU — Nepali Congress central member Gagan Thapa has called on three major political parties to work in unison for the what he said effective enforcement of the constitution.

He went on saying that major political parties should move ahead together to hold the local, parliamentary and national elections within the deadline set by the constitution.

The country could face a grave accident if the elections of these three levels were not held on time or within the next one and half year and unity among the political parties was necessary to save the country from facing such probable misfortune.

Giving his views over the ongoing agitation of the Madhes-centric parties unhappy with some provisions of the constitution; he said their ‘genuine’ demands should be addressed.

He was here to inaugurate the fourth district convention of Nepal Tarun Dal’s District Working Committee Mugu.

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Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days

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KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.

Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.

Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.

Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.

According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.

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