Children were among the 200 people who were rescued by Maiti Nepal in 2018 from Gadda Chauki and Dodhara Chandani bailey bridge of Kanchanpur district. Of the 200 people rescued and reunited with their families, 95 were children (24 boys and 71 girls). The remaining 105 are women.
The Alliance for Independent Madhesh has demanded the release of CK Raut, who has been remanded in custody for 61 days. The Alliance said that arresting Raut and keeping him in custody for 61 days was unlawful, unconstitutional and undemocratic.