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Govt forms panel to probe ‘mistreatment’ to Prez Bhandari in Janakpur

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KATHMANDU — The government on Monday has formed a four-member panel to investigate into alleged abuse to President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Janakpur last week while visiting in Janaki temple.

The panel contains Joint-Secretary Binod KC as the coordinator and DIG Hemanta Bahadur Pal, Armed Police Force DIG Arbinda Dhital and Investigation Director Yadulal Kharel as members, informed Spokesperson at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Laxmi Prasad Dhakal.

The team is assigned to submit its report to the Ministry within seven days.

The United Democratic Madhesi Front cadres on Wednesday had protested the President’s visit to the Janaki Temple and reportedly mistreated her. They had also vandalised the historic temple during the protest.

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Country marking today as Black Day





KATHMANDU- The country is marking today (December 16) as Black Day to protest the disposition of the first democratically elected government by the late former king Mahendra Shah on December 15, 1960.

Mahendra took charge of the state with the help of the then Royal Nepali Army and formulated the Panchayat System by overthrowing the elected government led by B.P. Koirala and dissolving the parliament.

Various programmes are scheduled on the occasion.

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