Madhesh Province issues order to book violent Janamat Party cadres

Published On: January 27, 2022 09:50 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

JANAKPUR, Jan 27: Madhesh Province has issued an order to book the unruly cadres of the Janamat Party who resorted to vandalizing the vehicles of the people’s representatives in the province headquarters, Janakpurdham. 

Issuing a press release on Wednesday evening, spokesperson for the Madhesh Province government and Finance Minister Shailendra Prasad Sah expressed serious concern of the province government to the incidents of vandalizing vehicles and targeting violence against the people’s representatives who arrived in Janakpurdham to vote in the National Assembly election. 

The province government has issued the order to fairly investigate the incidents of vandalism on the vehicles of province assembly member Ashok Yadav, Harion Municipality Mayor and Deputy Mayor and medical superintendent of Jaleswar Hospital Dr Satish Sah, among others, and violence meted out by Janamat Party cadres when there was no pre-scheduled protest programme from their end, the press release reads. 

The provincial government has also directed the authorities concerned to provide compensation to the people’s representatives and the doctor and take action against the guilty after the investigation. 

Wishing for the speedy recovery of the injured in the incident, Minister Sah urged all the concerned sides, including Janamat Party to put their opinion and expression in a non-violent manner by respecting the democratic norms and values. 

Meanwhile, police are set to take action against seven cadres of the Janamat Party who were arrested from Janakpurdham for their alleged involvement in attempting to foil the National Assembly election in Madhes province. Police had aborted the ill-efforts of the violent cadres of the party in disrupting the voting process of NA election on Wednesday.


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