Agitation called off in Kavre after administration heeds to local’s demand

Relatives and locals, who had been agitating for the past two days demanding rightful compensation and action against the guilty, agreed to receive the body after assurances by the District Administration Office (DAO) for fulfilling their demands.

According to Chairman of the Nepal Teachers’ Association, Kavrepalanchowk, Ashwin Chaulagain, relatives of the deceased agreed to receive the body after preliminary agreement was reached in a discussion held with transport entrepreneurs in the presence of DAO officials.

It is said that last rights of Bhattarai will be performed at Ugeshworghat in Banepa today.A bus with the Registration No. Ba 2 Kha 5892 heading towards Dhulikhel from Budol of Banepa-11 had hit Bhattarai near Dhulikhel on July 14 while he was on morning walk.

Relatives and locals had obstructed traffic for two days to protest the incident.

Another Resource Person, Nawaraj Timalsina, who was with Bhattarai, is undergoing treatment at Neuro Hospital, Kathmandu. It is said that he has injuries on head and impact on his lung.

Sixteen locals and 24 police personnel were injured in a two-day clash. Locals had also torched the bus as well as the police beat located at Budol.
Police had fired 24 rounds of tear gas shells and also fired in the air. RSS

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