KATHMANDU — The Nepal Students Union (NSU) on Monday demonstrated in front of the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar blaming the government for promoting black marketing and protecting educational mafias.
The students chanted slogans as ‘Proverb cannot ignite fire to cook’ and ‘People are finding it hard to live’ among others. They carried empty gas cylinders, jars and cooking utensils.
NSU Kathmandu President Manoj Vaidya warned of launching a nationwide agitation if the government did not heed their demands.
NSU leader Deepak Bhattarai said the government was not concerned towards controlling black marketeering, inflation and activities educational mafia.
Another student leader Lila Ballav Dahal accused the government of failing to address the woes of earthquake survivors.
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”.