SUDURPASCHIM, Sept 21: Agitating Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging hunger strike in Dhangadhi for nine days, denied the request to be airlifted for treatment despite his deteriorating health condition.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The health condition of agitating Dr. Govinda KC has deteriorated. He has been staging a fast-unto-death for the 20th time in Dhangadhi putting forth his seven-point demand that includes improvement of medical education and health sector. The government had sent a sky truck of Nepal Army to Dhangadhi to airlift him to Kathmandu for treatment as his condition worsened.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The government has formed a talk team to hold dialogue with senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govidna KC, who has been on hunger strike in Dhangadhi putting forth several demands for medical sector reform.
DHANGADI, Sept 16: The health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike for the 20th time in Dhangadhi with a 7-point demand including improvement of medical education and health sector, is becoming complicated. Dr Amrit Jaishi said that compared to previous fasts, Dr KC's health condition started showing serious problems within a few days of fasting this time.
KATHMANDU, June 17: The 19-year-old ‘rape victim’ and single mother Niharika Rajput, who was on a fast-unto-death at Kathmandu’s Basantapur, demanding justice for herself and her 21-month-old child, broke her hunger strike on the 6th day on Thursday, after reaching a five-point agreement with the government.
KATHMANDU, June 17: A five-point agreement has been reached between the government and Sonali Kumari Singh (Niharika Rajput) of Jaleswar Municipality-9 of Mahottari, who has been on a hunger strike in Kathmandu since June 10 demanding justice.
KATHMANDU, August 20: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order in the name of the government to immediately make arrangements through the Nepali Embassy in the UK to save the life of former ex-Gurkha soldiers, who are staging a fast-unto-death in London.
LONDON, August 12: The United Kingdom’s main opposition, Labour Party, has expressed its solidarity with the struggle waged by ex-Gurkha veterans who resorted to stage hunger strike near the Prime Minister’s residence since last Saturday.
LONDON, August 9: The ex-Gurkha veterans, who staged a relay hunger strike in front of the office of the British Prime Minister for the past 17 days demanding equal pension pay, have now launched a fast-unto-death campaign.
BAITADI, June 30: A people's representative and a local of Melauli Municipality are on a hunger strike demanding expansion of electricity. Ward member of Melauli Municipality-9 Bhim Dutta Bhatta and others are on a hunger strike saying electricity expansion has not taken place in the village. He said that the hunger strike was opted on the recommendation of locals as the supply of electricity has not reached the village.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Gangamaya Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha who lost her husband while demanding action against her son's killer, has been on hunger strike for the last 69 days. She is in a critical condition at cabin number 1 of Bir Hospital.
SINGHU, India, Jan 31: India blocked mobile internet services in several areas around New Delhi on Saturday as protesting farmers began a one-day hunger strike after a week of clashes with authorities that left one dead and hundreds injured.
NEW DELHI, Dec 14: Leaders of protesting Indian farmers began a one-day hunger strike on Monday against agricultural reforms they say threaten their livelihoods, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to withdraw the legislation.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The Nepal Medical Association has decided to shut down all services except those to emergency and COVID-19 cases from Sunday in a bid to pressurize the government to fulfill the demands of Dr Govinda KC.
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.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The government has formed a three-member committee to hold talks with senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging hunger strike, demanding reforms in the medical sector of the country.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Expressing serious concern over the deteriorating health condition due to prolonged hunger strike, Nepali Congress has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to take initiatives to save the life of Dr Govinda KC without any further delay.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav on Friday morning met senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a hunger strike demanding the government bring reform in the medical sector.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: While stating that the majority of the demands put forth by senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC have already been fulfilled and a few others are in the process of implementation, the government has urged the agitating Dr KC to withdraw his hunger strikes.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Dr Govinda KC who was brought to Kathmandu earlier Tuesday has been forcibly taken to the National Turma Center. Dr KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon, who has been staging a hunger strike for the 19th time demanding reforms in the medical sector, was brought to Kathmandu through a flight at 11:45 AM.
KATHMANDU, Sep 21: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a hunger strike for the 19th time demanding reforms in the medical sector, has refused to undergo health checkup, complaining that the government abducted him instead of fulfilling his demands.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Accusing the Ministry of Health and Population of making no significant efforts to bring reforms in the ways to fight the pandemic of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, the ‘Enough is Enough’ campaigners have started Satyagraha (relay hunger strike) from Saturday afternoon on the Basantapur Durbar Square premises.