A protest has been organized in Kathmandu demanding to save life of Dr KC who has been staging hunger strike since November 13 demanding the reformation of medical sector. The protesters accused government of not listening or taking initiation to address his demand yet.
Health professionals from various hospitals, students, artists and social workers came out in the protest supporting Dr KC and demanding for the implementation of his demands.
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Dr KC has shown his serious concern over the lagging of institutional decision by Nepali Congress party on the issue of impeachment of CIAA chief Lok Man Singh Karki.
The protesters were carrying placards demanding to save life of Dr KC.
The government had formed a dialogue committee in coordination of Education ministry secretary Santa Bahadur Shrestha and health secretary Sainendra Raj Uprety.
The helpers of Dr KC said that his health condition is deteriorating as the dialogue could not reach into the conclusion.
According to INSEC District Representative Manohar Kumar Pokhrel of Saptari,OPD services at Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Hospital has been closed for one hours. The service was disrupted accusing government of not being sensitive on Dr Govinda KC’s Demands.
According to Jumla DIstrict Representative Man Datta Rawal, Karnali Health Science Teaching Hospital of the district has been closed except emergency services to support Dr Govinda KC. The disruption of the services has resulted difficulties for patients.
Dharma Buda of Mugu Rowa-5 complained that he has to face difficulty in treatment of his wife due to the disruption of services. He said that his wife had a scheduled operation of her uterus however it was postponed due to the disruption.
The services at health organization has been closed except the emergency services accusing government of showing apathy to address Dr KC’s demand. The press released by the the hospital and signed by Dr Harihar Devkota urged government to save Dr KC’s life by showing concern over his demands.