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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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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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