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UCPN (M) lawmakers not to attend any parliamentary board meetings

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The Unified CPN (Maoist) has decided that its constituent get together (CA) members would not attend any of the parliamentary panel meetings.

A meeting of the UCPN (Maoist) parliamentary party held at Singha Durbar on Wednesday, beside reviewing current situation, decided not to attend the parliamentary panel meetings according to its policy of non-cooperation to the ruling parties, the government and the Speaker.

Party leader Agni Prasad Sapkota said decision has also been taken by which all the CA members would be obliged to go to meet the people in their respective constituencies to make the movement launched by the party more effective and powerful and to scatter the misunderstanding spread by the ruling  side in regards to the activities occurred in the CA.

The meeting also decided not to attend any of the CA committees too. It said albeit there is a program for holding a mass demonstration until February 28 in Kathmandu starting now, additional protest programs would be announced considering the government’s response, it is stated.


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Lightning strike kills woman in Saptari





RAJBIRAJ — A woman was killed when lightning struck her in the field at Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari district on Saturday evening.

The victim is 50-year-old Keshari Devi Yadav, wife of Shailendra Kumar Yadav, Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Singh said. She was struck by thunderbolt while picking up lentils in the field.

Another woman, Rinku Yadav who had gone together with Keshari to harvest lentil, has been injured in the incident. She is being treated at the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zone Hospital at Rajbiraj.

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