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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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Girl raped in Mahottari





GAUSHALA — A 13-year-old girl of Aurahi Municipality in Mahottari district has been raped on Sunday evening.

Police Inspector at Gaushala-based Area Police Office, Bhola Bhatta, said that two local youths — Rakesh Sada and Ritik Sada, both 15 years of age — allegedly raped the girl when she had gone to wash utensils at a nearby rivulet.

Police have arrested Ritik while Rakesh has been absconding after the incident.

Meanwhile, necessary investigation into the case is underway, said police.

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