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Politicians for declaring martyr to Hari Bahadur
Jumla, Aug. 24: The activists and politicians, who waged agitations for an autonomous Karnali state, have demanded the status of martyr to Hari Bahadur Kunwar of Sarmi VDC-1 of Jumla district.
Kunwar, 24, died on Sunday morning while receiving treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in the capital city. He was critically injured in the police firings on 16 August in Jumla during a demonstration organised for the Karnali autonomous state.
A meeting of all political parties held on Sunday in Jumla decided to press for declaring Kunwar as the first martyr of Karnali province and provide relief to his family. The meeting also paid tribute to the deceased.
The parties also decided to construct Hari Bahadur Memorial in an appropriate site in Chandannath Municipality, Jumla, as well as establish a revolving fund in the future in Kunwar’s respect.
However, Hari Bahadur’s brother Raj Bahadur has refused to receive the deceased’s body until Hari Bahadur’s was declared the martyr and compensation was announced. RSS
Ranju Kumari Jha (Thakur) is chairperson of the Women, Elderly Citizens and Social Welfare Committee of the Legislature-Parliament. Born in 2023 BS in Rajbiraj, CPN-UML lawmaker Jha plunged into student politics in 2045 BS, and became a member of the All Nepal National Free Students Union. She got elected...