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NC condemns attack on Gagan Thapa

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KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress has condemned the bomb attack targeting its federal parliamentary candidate from Kathmandu, constituency-4, Gagan Kumar Thapa on Monday.

Thapa was injurd in the blast that occured while he was in an election campaign at Chapali in Budhanilkantha Municipality-2

Issuing a press release immediately after the attack, the NC said, “NC strongly condemns the terror attacks on its leaders, candidates and cadres with an intention to kill.”

It further said: “This kind of attack has violated citizen’s fundamental right to take part and hold elections in a free and peaceful manner and undermined the democratic norms and values.”

An unidentified group has detonated a bomb in Budhanilkantha municipality this afternoon, leaving 11 people including NC candidate Gagan Thapa injured.

Meanwhile, injured Thapa was discharged from the hospital after receiving treatment at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).

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Warm clothes provided to elderly, disabled people of Gorkha

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GORKHA- Warm clothes have been distributed to elderly and disabled people at Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality-7 in the district.

The rural municipality provided clothes including blankets to 217 elderly people and 23 people with disabilities within the ward. The clothes distribution aims to help the people overcome chilling cold, said the ward chairperson Narayan Shrestha.

“Many people affected by the earthquake of April, 2015 have been living in temporary shelters. Mostly elderly and disabled people have been affected by cold. So the clothes we have provided will give a relief to them,” he said.

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