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Pokhara protests demanding proper handling of COVID-19 crisis

Pokhara protests demanding proper handling of COVID-19 crisis

POKHARA: Youths in Pokhara have staged a peaceable demonstration protesting authorities’s lack of competence in curbing the unfold of novel coronavirus.

The protesters staged a sit-in in entrance of the doorway of Kaski District Administration Office, Pokhara at the moment. The placards they carried learn slogans — ‘Stop unsecure quarantine’, ‘Each and each citizen has the suitable to efficient medical remedy’, ‘Hello-Hello! Government not listening to’, amongst others.

A protester holds a placard bearing anti-government slogan in entrance of Kaski District Administration Office, Pokhara, on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Photo: Rishi Ram Baral/THT

The demonstration coordinator Sailaja Shrestha alleged that the federal government had discriminated within the medical remedy of residents in opposition to the provisions within the Constitution. She expressed her view that authorities mustn’t have discriminated individuals finishing up two totally different strategies of exams — Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) methodology of take a look at.

Moreover, Shrestha lamented that varied quarantines established throughout the nation lacked correct services and triggered chaos. She mentioned, they have been prepared to offer free companies if the federal government was unable to deal with the scenario successfully.

Hundreds of youths staged sit-in sustaining social distance. Police used pressure to disperse the demonstrators inside an hour.




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