Minister Bhatta slams media

KATHMANDU: Minister for Labour and Transport Management Lekh Raj Bhatta on Tuesday clarified that some media in the far-western region were indulging in character assassination. He also refuted the accusations levelled by some media against him that he was involved in heightening tensions in the far-west over the location for the establishment of a university there. He said all districts in the far-west were equally important to him. “I would be happy with the establishment of the university at any place in the region as per the people’s desire.”