Ex-Gurkha veteran staging hunger strike hospitalized in UK

Published On: August 18, 2021 09:46 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, August 18: Former Gurkha veteran, Dhan Gurung – who has been staging a hunger strike along with his fellow Gurkha veteran – has been hospitalized on Tuesday evening.

Gurung, who is also diabetes and blood pressure patient, has been experiencing health complications for the past few days.

A group of former Gurkha veterans has been launching a fast-unto-death protest in front of the Office of British Prime Minister in the United Kingdom for the past few weeks demanding equal pension pay.


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