Dr. KC brought to Kathmandu amid deteriorating health condition

Published On: January 18, 2019 06:32 AM NPT

ILAM, Jan 18: Amid deteriorating health condition, Dr. Govinda KC was brought to Kathmandu from Ilam at around 11 PM yesterday night. A team from BP Koirala Health Science Academy, Dharan who had arrived in Ilam to assess Dr. KC's health condition said the speed of health deterioration was concerning and recommended Dr. KC's treatment in an intensive care unit. As a result, Dr. KC was taken to Kathmandu.

Dr. KC was brought to Kathmandu in an army's helicopter, Shrawan Kumar Timsina, chief district officer of Ilam said. Dr. KC is on his 16th fast-unto-death hunger strike. On Monday, Dr. KC was admitted to Ilam Hospital. Yesterday, four former government officials had arrived in Ilam to express solidarity with Dr. KC's demands.  

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