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Janamorcha to join govt

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KATHMANDU —

Rastriya Janamorcha Nepal on Wednesday said it has decided to join in the present government led by CPN-UML chair KP Sharma Ol.

This is the first time in Nepal’s history when that the party has decided to join any government.

The party has stressed over the need of national solidarity to work against the political interference by India and that the party decided to take part in the government for the same.

The Central Secretariat Meeting held on October 17 presided by Chitra Bahadur KC decided to this effect, the party said in a statement.

Besides this, the party has praised the government stand on Indian blockade. ‘The party applauds the stand the government of Nepal has taken regarding the unofficial blockade imposed by India’, reads the statement.

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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV

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KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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