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.
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.