KATHMANDU — Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli today said no betrayal would take place in the unification of the UML and CPN (Maoist Centre).
The UML is committed to the party unification as it led various communist movements and has been working actively for years for the prosperity of the country, he said speaking at a memorial assembly organised in the UML Central Office in Dhumbarahi on the 45th memorial day of the five martyrs who were killed during Jhapa movement.
He also pledged to embrace the idea of social justice and equality through a democratic way, while acknowledging sacrifice of martyrs that he said led to the present federal democratic republic of Nepal.
Four communist leaders—Ram Nath Dhakal, Netra Ghimire, Biren Singh Rajbamshi, Krishna Kuinkel and Narayan Shrestha—were killed in Sukhani forest bordering Jhapa and Ilam by the then Panchayat government on March 4, 2029 for their voices against Panchayat rule.
On the occasion, UML leaders Jhala Nath Khanal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Bam Dev Gautam, Radha Krishna Mainali and families of the four martyrs were present.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.