School operators demand stern action against those behind bomb scare

Published On: September 20, 2016 05:01 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Private school operators have demanded with the government to take action against those involved in the bomb scare at the schools in Kathmandu Valley.

Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, chairmen of Higher Secondary Schools' Association Nepal (HISSAN), Private and Boarding School's Organization, Nepal (PABSON) and National Private and Boarding Schools' Association Nepal (N-PABSON) warned of resorting to agitation if an action is not taken against those involved in planting bombs in different school in Kathmandu.

The organizations held the press conference after carrying out field inspections of the schools where bombs were planted.

HISSAN Chairman Ramesh Silawal remarked that blowing up bombs in school that are declared as a peace zone is a criminal act, adding that state’s negligence was behind it. He further warned of a stern protest if the government fails to control such activities in the coming days.

 Likewise, PABSON Chairman Lakshya Bahadur KC demanded to book the culprits behind the bomb scare. He added that students and guardians have been terrorized by the act.

Also speaking, N-PABSON Chairman Karna Bahadur Sahi held Ministry of Education responsible for the bomb explosions.  He was of the opinion that the Ministry has kept mum despite there are increasing incidents of attacks on private schools.







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