LONDON, July 22: In what appears to be the last straw against the sheer apathy shown by the British government to address their demands, the ex-Gurkha veterans have launched a relay hunger strike in the United Kingdom to put pressure to address their demands.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 10: Civil society activists in Nepalgunj have started a relay hunger strike to express their solidarity with senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC and exert pressure on the government to address his demands.

SARLAHI, May 20: Sugarcane farmers of Sarlahi have started a relay hunger strike in district headquarters Malangawa, demanding full payment of sugarcane purchased by the mills last season.