The muslim community people of Saptari have staged a demonstration in Rajbiraj against the government’s announcement of second phase of election on the day of Ramadan.
The community said that their fundamental rights to vote in local level of election after almost two decades have been violated by the government’s announcement t of election on the day of Ramadan.
The demonstration started from local martyr Dashan Chok of Rajbiraj and ended in a triangular assembly at same place.
Addressing the assembly, coordinator and former state minister Anish Ansari said that the second phase of election is on the day of Ramadan which has violated their right to vote. He further demanded the government to correct the date immediately. He said that the declared provinicial demarcation of Rajbiraj municipality id impractical and unscientific.
Prior to this, the muslim community have already drawn the attention of the government and chief election commissioner to change the date of election.
Manohar Kumar Pokhrel