Nepal Today

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

RAJENDRA MAHOTO BEGINS FAST Kathmandu, 15 May:: Leaders and cadres of the Sadbhabhana Party led by Rajendra Mahato have started a fast unto death in Chitwan, RSS reports from Chitwan.. The Sadbhabhana leaders have started the fast unto death in front of the District Administration Office, Chitwan, stating that their demands were not addressed in the earlier relay hunger strike. The demands of the leaders include immediate polls date announcement for November and subsidy to the farmers, among others. Sadbhabhana's central leader Indu Subedi, Janardhan Ghimire, Jiban Chaudhary and others are holding the hunger strike for two days. nnnn JHALANATH KHANAL TAKES CHARGE OF HIGH-LEVEL MECHANISM Kathmandu, 15 May: UML Chairman Jhalanath Khanal takes charge of the high-level political mechanism of three parties and a Madesh morcha Wednesday from NC President Sushil Koirala.for the next month. Koirala took over leadership of the body from first chief Maoist Chairman Prachanda. Leadership changes every month. The ody assembled the government of Khil Raj Regmi. The mechanism meets under Khanal Thursday. nnnn