Madhes Province issues order to book violent Janamat Party cadres

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JANAKPUR, Jan 27: The Madhes Province has issued an order to book unruly cadres of the Janamat Party who resorted to vandalizing the vehicles of the people’s representatives in the province headquarters, Janakpurdham. 

Issuing a press release on Wednesday evening, Spokesperson of the Madhes Province government and Finance Minister Shailendra Prasad Saha expressed serious attention of the provincial government to the incident of vandalizing vehicles and targeting violence against the people’s representatives who arrived in Janakpurdham to vote in the National Assembly election. 

The province government has issued an order to fairly investigate the incident of vandalism on the vehicles of province assembly member Ashok Yadav, Hariwan municipality mayor and deputy mayor and medical superintendent of Jaleswar Hospital Dr. Satish Saha, among others, and violence meted out by Janamat Party cadres when there was no pre-scheduled protest program from their end, the press release reads. 

The province government has also directed the concerned authorities to provide compensation to the people’s representatives and the doctor and take action against the guilty after the investigation. 

Wishing for the speedy recovery of the injured in the incident, minister Sah urged all the concerned sides, including the Janamat Party to put their opinion and expression in a non-violent manner by respecting the democratic norms and values. 

Meanwhile, police are set to take action against seven cadres of the Janamat Party who were arrested from Janakpurdham for their alleged involvement in attempting to foil the National Assembly election in Madhes province. Police had aborted the ill-efforts of the violent cadres of the party in disrupting the voting process of the NA election on Wednesday.



National News Agency, Nepal


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