Dr KC puts on hold his planned 11th fast-onto-death

Published On: May 29, 2017 06:50 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, May 29: Dr Govinda KC has put on hold his 11th fast-onto-death after the government has started fulfilling one of the three demands he put forward.

KC was going to stage his 11th fast-onto-death in Dang district setting forth three-point demands. The government on Monday formally informed him that it has started the process of fulfilling one of his three demands-establishing an Academy of Health Science in Dang district.

He has received a commitment letter from Health Ministry in which a commitment to establish an academy of health science has been expressed.

According to that letter, Social Committee under the Council of Ministers has endorsed the concept paper regarding his demand for establishing an academy of health science in Dang.

“I have been informed through the letter that the government has begun the process of fulfilling one of my three demands. Since that demand is in the process of being fulfilled, I have adjourned my fast-onto-death”, said Dr KC.  

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