DAMAK — Damak Police has carried out a post-mortem of a dead body set on pyre for funeral rites at Gauradaha-based crematorium in Jhapa district.
Police took away the body of Keshav Thap, a utensil shopkeeper of Gauradaha Municipality-2, from the crematorium and handed over to the family members after postmortem.
DSP Rajan Limbu of Area Police Office, Damak, took the body under control saying that the funeral rites was being performed without fulfilling legal procedures.
The villagers had taken the body to Kisneghat for cremation, east of Gauradaha. The police intervened in the process and took away the body to District Hospital, Jhapa for postmortem.
Two days earlier, Thapa had been hospitalized at Damak-based Life Line Hospital after he fell critically ill due to consumption of poison.
Thapa died on Thursday afternoon.
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost