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Morcha leaders draw PM’s attention to address their demands

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KATHMANDU — The leaders of agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday to draw his attention regarding the delay in addressing their demands.

Morcha leaders came to at the PM’s home in Baluwatar on Friday and expressed their discontent over their demands not being met regardless of the withdrawal of their programs of protests and border blocakdes.

According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Secretariat today, during the meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official home in Baluwatar, the UDMF submitted a 7-point memorandum to the Prime Minister including the issues of national concern and the 11-point demand of the Front.

In the 7-point memorandum submitted today, Morcha leaders have demanded the government address their demands listed on the November 1, 2015 memorandum, declare martyrs to people who lost their lives during the Madhes agitation, compensate the kin of the deceased, treatment for the injured, immediate release of their arrested members and end black marketeering, read a statement.

After the meeting, Prime Minister Oli has issued a directive to the concerned authorities to provide free treatment to those who were injured during the protest and withdraw cases filed against them, the statement read.

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7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision

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DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.

The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.

Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.

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