KATHMANDU, July 22: Supporters of Dr. Govinda KC have started a mass resilience at Basantapur to draw government’s attention to save the social crusader’s life and meet his demands.
Dr. KC's is on his 23rd day of his 15th fast-unto-death hunger strike. The program, organized by Solidarity for Dr Govinda KC Alliance (SDGA) started at 11 AM by blowing Sankha and will end at 5 PM. The Alliance expects around 300 people to convene by afternoon.
Shankha is a conch shell of ritual and religious importance in Hinduism and Buddhism. In Hindu mythology, the Shankha is a sacred emblem and is used as a trumpet. In the past, it was used as a war trumpet.