ILAM, Jan 17: On the ninth day of Dr. Govinda KC's fast-unto-death hunger strike, former vice chancellor of Tribhuvan University, Kedar Bhakta Mathema, former chief justice Sushila Karki, former speaker, Damannath Dhungana and activist Dr. Abhishek Raj Singh are leaving for Ilam to express solidarity with Dr. KC.

Hold talks with Dr KC

January 17, 2019 02:00 am

​Dr Govinda KC’s fast-unto-death, his 16th, reaches ninth day on Thursday and his health condition is deteriorating. His pneumonia in right lungs is getting worse.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Several noted civil society members have urged the government and lawmakers to save Dr Govanda KC’s life and address his demands in line with the agreement signed with the government.

ILAM, Jan 14: Amid quick deterioration of Dr. Govinda KC's health condition, doctors fear that he might soon be shifted to a hospital that provides intensive care -- a specialty the Ilam Hospital currently lacks, according to Dr. Bijendra Kumar Shah.

Dr. KC threatens to prepone hunger strike

December 27, 2018 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Crusader for medical reforms Dr. Govinda KC has warned that he may start new hunger strike even before January 1.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Upon request by the parliamentary Education and Health Committee on Monday, Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine, has deferred his scheduled hunger strike for two weeks.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The government has acted as if it is working to address one of his demands on the eve of the deadline given by Dr. Govinda KC to begin his 16th hunger strike.

Dr KC warns of another hunger strike

November 12, 2018 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Miffed at the government's repeated failure to implement the agreements reached with him on various issues related to medical education reforms, Dr Govinda KC has decided to launch a fresh hunger strike if his ultimatum to implement the deals is ignored.Close aides of Dr KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), said he will stage his 16th hunger strike if the past deals reached with him are not implemented within a three-week deadline.

Dr KC threatens 16th hunger strike

September 27, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: ​Dr Govinda KC, who had ended his 15th fast-unto-death on the 27th day on July 26, has threatened to start yet another round of hunger strike citing 'government apathy toward implementing the agreements reached with him' at the time of ending the last strike.