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Gaur protest called off

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The month-long protest in Gaur, the district headquarters, has been called off from Wednesday morning after a 6 point deal with the local administration.

According to a Chief District Officer Madan Bhujel, a six-point understanding was reached between administration and protesters in the presence of Federation of Nepali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) Rautahat Chapter, Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Rautahat among others.

FNCCI, Rautahat President Kanthamani Jaiswal said an accord was come to describe declaration of Thakur as a martyr, give Rs 800,000 in remuneration to the deceased’s family, forming a probe to investigate incidents during the protest and give provide a government job to one relative of the deceased.

Local people upheld by business community and political parties had been demonstrating against the administration decision to establish service center in Chandranigahapur since March 16.

Although the administration withdrew its decision last Friday to move service center of the Land Survey and Land Revenue Offices, the death of a local protestor Ashish Thakur by a van of Armed Police Force had chafed the inhabitants of the area.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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