Kathmandu, September 2

The National Human Rights Commission today drew the attention of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala to the need to find an early to the ongoing protests that have erupted in different parts of the country.

A delegation led by NHRC Chairman Anup Raj Sharma called on PM Koirala today after the constitutional body came up with a field report on the incident in Tikapur, where at least eight security forces and one child were killed.

The NHRC, in a statement, mentioned that the prime minister said he was committed to find an amicable solution through dialogue and negotiation and reminded that he had already invited all agitating parties for the same.

Chairman Sharma, during the meeting, also reminded all the agitating parties to take note of the rights of others, while demanding their own rights, according to a statement released by prime minister’s press Coordinator Prakash Adhikari.

The NHRC delegation also expressed concern about the huge impact on the health and education sectors and the life of common people due to the strikes imposed by various parties in the Tarai and other parts of the country. PM Koirala, on his part, made it clear that the protection of human rights cannot be ensured by putting people in difficulty.