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Sunday, 4 December 2016

Dr Govinda KC ends hunger strike

Posted by Anup Baral December 04, 2016 :
Dr Govinda KC, who had been staging a fast-unto-death for the past 21 days, has ended his strike drinking juice from the hands of a two-and-a-half-year-old Marshang Tamang, an earthquake survivor, on Sunday. KC ended his 10th hunger strike after he signed a 12-point agreement during a meeting with the government representatives today. To express solidarity with Dr. KC, IOM Dean Prof. Dr. KP Singh resigned from his position on friday while the TU Vice Chancellor is due to do so. To express solidarity with Dr. KC, IOM Dean Prof. Dr. KP Singh resigned from his position on friday while the TU Vice Chancellor is due to do so. The agreement, which was ready on Saturday night, was signed at 9 AM today. He drank the juice at 10 AM. The doctors at the hospital had urged him to end his fast on Saturday night due to his constantly fluctuating heart beats. Dr. KC, however, denied the doctors by stating to end it next morning.

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