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Nepal enters new era after Constitution promulgation : Bhattarai

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NEPALGUNJ- Coordinator of the Naya Shakti Nepal and former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that Nepal has entered into a new era after the promulgation of new Constitution.

At a press conference here on Wednesday, he said, “As Nepal moving ahead we all should join hands to take the country towards the path of prosperity and economic development”.

The old political mind-sets could not drive the country to a new journey for the benefits of the country and people, the former prime minister said, adding the stable politics and social development could be possible only through new force, new thoughts and enthusiasm.

The former PM also stressed on that the demands of Madhes agitation should be settled through talks.

Dr Bhattarai said the existing disputed problems should be sorted out even by making amendments to the Constitution.


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Nirmala Panta rape, murder case : Locals protest after wrong suspect paraded

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BHIMDUTTANAGAR — Locals who were protesting against the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality, have enforced shutdown in Bhimduttanagar Bazaar on Tuesday, protesting police’s failure to reveal facts behind the murder of 13-year-old girl and parading wrong suspect on Monday.

The District Police Office, organising a press conference on Monday,had made public Dilip Singh Bista (41), of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality-19 as Nirmala’s murderer.

Locals have shut down the market area stating that police were not being able to make public the true murderer(s) as they are not convinced by the findings of police citing that Bista was mentally unsound, according to the District Police Office.

Transportation has also been halted.

Bista, a resident of Khanna Chauraha area in Bhimdutta Municipality-19, was apprehended near the scene of crime on Sunday, according to police.

Police making public the wrong suspect has infuriated the locals and fueled the protest.

The agitators including various civil society organisations and human rights defenders have been picketing the District Administration Office and staging rally on the street mounting pressure on the police to reveal the facts behind the heinous crime.

Meanwhile, it had been learnt that police have fired rounds of teargas shells to contain the agitated mob.

Nirmala was found murdered in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.

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