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Parties against national interest are raising issue of multi-nation : Oli

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BIRATANGAR — CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the parties who were against the national interest and welfare are raising the issue of multi-nation and multi-nationalities.

Speaking at an election programme here at Pushpalal Chok today, chair Oli said that the left alliance was forged for political stability, national prosperity and to ensure the rights to the marginalized communities.

He committed to developing the East-West Highway into a six-lane highway in assistance of US government, which is providing 500 billion US dollars for the project.

He further committed to expediting various developmental projects including mountainous and hilly roads in the region.

On another note, Chair Oli shared that then government led by him had declared Nepali Congress leaders and cadres who were killed by the Panchyat as martyrs. NC cadres Durgananda Jha, Bhim Narayan Shrestha, Yagya Bahadur Thapa and Ram Laxman were killed during the Panchyat regime.

Speaking at the same programme, UML leader Lalbabu Pandit, who is contesting polls from Morang-6 to the House of Representatives, said that the NC had pushed Biratnagar to the sixth ranking city from the first one.

He further committed to developing the Biratanagar as the provincial capital.

Also speaking at the peogram, CPN Maoist Centre leaders Lila Mani Pokharel and Morang-4 candidate Aman Lal Modi urged voters to cast votes for the left alliance candidates.

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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV

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KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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