Police arrest 25 Human Rights Activists

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested 25 Human Rights activists including noted rights activist Krishna Pahadi from the southern gate of the country's central administrative centre, Singha Durbar, on Tuesday.

The activists had gathered demanding fulfillment of demands made by Ganga Maya Adhikari and Dr Govinda KC while protesting the government's few recent decisions, labeling them anti-democracy and anti-freedom.

Adhikari and Dr KC have been staging separate fast-onto-death strikes with their respective demands.

Pahadi along with activists Gangadhar Adhikari, Homa Kant Chaulgain, Renuka Paudel, Krishna Kandel, among others have been held.

The arrestees have been held at the Metropolitan Police Circle in Singha Durbar.