Dr KC begins 16th Hunger Strike

  January 10, 2019 By: INSEC

Dr Govinda KC, a Senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH),  has begun his 16th hunger strike in Ilam on January 9. He had announced to stage another round of hunger strike if the government failed to endorse the Medical Education Bill in line with the agreement signed with him earlier.

He decided to start fast-unto-death after Education and Health Committee of the Legislature Parliament on Wednesday endorsed the report on Medical Education Bill against the agreement signed with him.

He decided to start fast-unto-death after Education and Health Committee of the Legislature Parliament on Wednesday endorsed the report on Medical Education Bill against the agreement signed with him.
Dr KC said the Education and Health Committee endorsed the report on Medical Education Bill presented by its sub-committee without including provisions of the agreement that the government signed with him.
He has been demanding the government sack the office bearers of Tribhuvan University as per the recommendation made by Gauri Bahadur Karki led probe committee, reinstate the rights of Institute of Medicine snatched by the TU office bearers, take ahead the works of opening medical colleges in all the seven provinces effectively and begin process of admitting MBBS students at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences at the earliest.


Kokila Dhakal