KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Expressing serious concerns over the ongoing fast-unto-death by Dr Govinda KC, four former Prime Ministers have urged the government to take immediate initiatives to save the life of Dr KC.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Following appeals from various professionals, civil society leaders and politicians including former president Dr Ram Baran Yadav to save his life, Dr Govinda KC ended his fast-unto-death on Friday evening.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Dr Govinda KC has ended his hunger strike on the 24th day of his 16th hunger strike on Friday evening.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: As the condition of Dr Govinda KC deteriorates by the day, solidarity with his crusade is welling up in different quarters.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Doctors and health workers across the country are planning to halt all hospital services except for emergency if the government does not immediately address the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike since January 9 demanding crucial reforms in the medical education sector.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli should step down from his post on moral grounds for not implementing the agreement signed at Oli's own initiative.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC on Thursday said that his struggle since 2012 was never targeted against any political party or group, any individual, organization or institution, but it was for establishing a proper system in medical education in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has not shown any interest in addressing the demands of Dr Govinda KC even on the 13th day of his 16th fast-unto-death.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: A special team of doctors visited Ilam district on Wednesday after the condition of Dr Govinda KC, who is on his 16th fast-unto-death since January 9, deteriorated even further.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Expressing serious concern over the Oli government’s lack of response to the ongoing fast-unto-death by Dr Govinda KC, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has warned the government not to underestimate the protest as the doing of just one individual.

Dr KC starts 16th fast-unto-death

January 10, 2019 07:00 am

ILAM, Jan 10: Dr Govinda KC started his 16th fast-unto-death in Ilam district on Wednesday evening protesting against the passage of the National Medical Education Bill by the parliament’s Education and Health Committee in violation of an agreement reached with him.

ILAM, Jan 9: Senior Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Govinda KC, who has been demanding reforms in the medical sector for a long time, has launched his 16th fast-unto-death in the district on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: "Now I have no reason to remain alive, better they let me die and not intervene anymore. I had merely asked for justice but both human rights activists and the government always kept tricking me."