Monitoring of Supply, Storage and Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines in Mahottari

A team of Consultation and Monitoring Committee of Province 2 formed by the National Human Rights Commission has monitored the supply, storage, and distribution of the vaccines on July 25, 2021. A team consisting of Raju Paswan, Coordinator of Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) Province 2, Manmaya Rana Magar, Kiran…

July 27, 2021  
Wife Killed for Dowry, Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Mukesh Thakur, 29, and Rupesh Thakur, 27, on June 27, 2021, on the charge of killing Sujita Thakur, 26, of Loharpatti Municipality-7. Sujita was the wife of Mukesh and the accused have been alleged of killing her for insufficient dowry. According to the police, another accused of…

June 28, 2021  
Budget of Province 2: Prioritized Health, Agriculture, Education, Employment, and Tourism Sector

In the budget brought by the province government for the coming fiscal year, health, agriculture, education, employment opportunities and tourism sector have been given high priority. Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning Bijay Kumar Yadav has given special priority to health, agriculture, education, employment opportunities, and tourism in the budget…

June 17, 2021  
Complaint Filed Against Beating for Insufficient Dowry

A complaint has been lodged against 24-year-old Jog Narayan Sah and his family on the charges of beating Amrita Sah, 21, of Haripurwa Municipality-2, Sarlahi. The complaint was filed at the District Police Office on June 7, 2021, after the victim was beaten for bringing insufficient dowry. It is alleged…

June 12, 2021  
Policies and Programs of Province 2: Prioritized Chure Conservation and Health Sector

The Province 2 government has announced to bring a special program for Chure Conservation. After presenting the policies and programs for 2021/22, the provincial government declared special assistance for Chure Conservation and will be coordinating with the local level and the federal government for it. On behalf of the government,…

June 11, 2021  
Journalist Abused for Gathering Information; Complaint Filed Against Accused

A complaint has been filed against Sanjeev Kumar Raya, Chairperson of the Local Road Consumers' Committee by Nabin Chaudhary, 30, of Jaleshwor, Mahottari correspondent of AP 1 Television. The complaint was filed after the accused had taken the communication devices of the victim and deleted the video he had captured.…

May 28, 2021  
Among 120 Persons’ Withdrawn Cases, 91 Belonged to Mahottari

The government had recently withdrawn the cases of 120 people out of which, 91 belonged to Mahottari. These 91 people were charged with causing arson to government and private property during their protest. On April 16, 2021, a meeting chaired by Mahottari’s Chief District Officer Tirtha Raj Bhattarai had recommended…

May 13, 2021  
COVID Hospital of Mahottari Vandalized By Patient’s Family

The Covid Hospital located within the premises of the Provincial Hospital of Province 2, was vandalized on May 11, 2021. According to Dr Pramod Yadav, Medical Superintendent of the Provincial Hospital, the relatives of the deceased covid patient vandalized the hospital after the patient’s death. According to Dr Yadav, the…

May 11, 2021  
Police Accused of Abusing Journalist While Taking a Video

Raj Karan Mahato, 29, a resident of Bardibas Municipality-13, Secretary of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Mahottari and District Correspondent of Annapurna Post, has accused a policeman of Area Police Office Gaushala of misbehaving with him on April 20, 2021. According to Mahato, the police misbehaved when he was trying…

April 21, 2021  
Human Rights Activists Present Memorandum to the Minister of Internal Affairs and Law of Province-2

A team of human rights activists led by INSEC Province 2 has submitted a memorandum to the Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Gyanendra Kumar Yadav on April 7 demanding a speedy and transparent investigation into the incident of the rescue of six girls and a young woman from India.…

April 8, 2021