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Gaur protest called off

Gorkha Post




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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Advance booking open for Dashin

Pratigya Waiju



Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.

The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.

On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking.  Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.

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