CHITWAN — CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the party unification could be announced on May 1 or 5.
Speaking with the mediapersons at a press meet organised by the Chitwan Chapter of Press Chautari at Bharatpur Airport on Tuesday, Chairman Dahal said that his and Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli’s busy work schedule was the major reason behind the delay in unification.
“There are no other issues. We took some extra days to do the homework. Now, we will announce the unification date on April 27 and the two parties could be unified on May 1 or 5,” Dahal said.
In a different context, Dahal also expressed his hope of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming Nepal visit to strengthen the ties between the two nations. He also informed that the Indian PM would visit Janakpur and Muktinath during his Nepal stay.
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.