Thousands  gather at Maitighar in support of Dr KC!

Published On: July 23, 2016 12:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 23: Thousands of protestors have gathered at Maitighar  in support of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death since last 14 days, demanding reforms in the medical education sector on Saturday afternoon.

 Dr KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon at the TUTH, has put forth his four-point demands including the impeachment of Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki.

He has also demanded that all seats at medical universities run by the government be made free, at least one government medical college be established in all the federal provinces, no affiliation be given to any medical, dental or nursing college in Kathmandu Valley for the next 10 years, and fee ceilings be implemented from this year as fixed by the Ministry of Education, the universities and Nepal Medical Council.

Likewise, Dr KC has demanded recall of the bill tabled at the Parliament to turn the Manmohan Medical College into an academy, and the implementation of past agreements.



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