KATHMANDU: Human rights activists urged the National Human Rights Commission chairperson, Anup Raj Sharma, to take an initiative to protect hunger striker Ganga Maya Adhikari's life. She is on a fast-unto-death seeking justice to her son who was killed by the Maoists in 2004. Handing over a memo to him, they drew the NHRC chair's attention towards Ganga Maya's struggle for justice and her condition. She was admitted to the ICU of Bir Hospital yesterday after her health condition deteriorated. In response, Sharma said the NHRC was serious about the matter Earlier, rights activists staged a sit-in protest in front of the Bir Hospital today as well in order to exert pressure on the government to respond to Ganga Maya's demand for justice. Her teenage son, Krishna Prasad Adhikari, who was killed by the former rebels in Chitwan on June 6, 2004. Her husband Nanda Prasad Adhikari lost his life in September 2014 during the couple's hunger strike demanding action against the murderers of their son. READ ALSO: