Dalit lawmakers obstruct House
Lawmakers representing the dalit community have obstructed the
Legislature-Parliament's meeting Thursday afternoon, accusing the
government of failing to act on the killing of Manbir Sunar, a dalit,
in Kalitkot two weeks ago.
On December 10, the 31-year-old dalit youth of Jubitha-4 was thrashed
to death for going to the kitchen fireplace at a hotel owned by Jash
Bahadur Shahi, who belongs to one of the so-called upper castes.
The lawmakers of different political parties including UCPN (Maoist)
and CPN-UML obstructed the House proceedings, saying the government
has failed to address their demand that include, among other things,
action against the culprit and due compensation to the bereaved
The lawmakers have also made it clear that they would not allow
resumption of the House business unless the government furnishes
clarification in that regard.
Lawmakers including UML's lawmaker Chhabilal Biswokarma and UCPN
(Maoist)'s Khadga Bahadur Biswokarma and Khadga Bahadur Basyal, took
time at today´s House session to raise their concerns before the
meeting was adjourned.
Soon after the adjournment of the House, lawmaker Sanjay Kumar Sah,
who earlier broke away from Madhesi People´s Rights Forum-Democratic
,smashed three microphones, in a show of an unruly act that he did out
of frustration for not being allowed time to put forth his opinion.
Published on 2011-12-22 15:32:27
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