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Local leaders suggest to name Province 7 as Dasharath Chand

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BAITADI — Local people and political leaders have suggested naming Province 7 Dasharath Chand which goes after martyr Dasharath Chand.

The proposal was made at the 24th anniversary of Martyr Dasharath Chand Memorial Trust in the district on Saturday that was attended by local people and various local political leaders.

The suggestion responds to the parliamentary committee of the province seeking suggestion to determine name and permanent location for its capital. The committee extended the August 6 deadline by a week in this regard.

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The Trust also decided to urge Province Assembly members to translate their proposal into action.

Addressing the function, President of the Trust Chatur Bahadur Chand viewed that the province be named Dasharath Chand in honour of martyr Dasharath Chand who had dreamt of establishing a democratic republic.

Dasharath Chand is country’s martyr and it will be relevant to name the province after his name, said Mayor of Dasharath Chand Municipality Narendra Singh Thapa, another participant.

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2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident

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HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.

Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.

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Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.

Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.

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