‘No student in stir’

KATHMANDU: Former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal on Monday expressed grief over the death of a tenth grader in a clash between agitators and security personnel in Gaur Municipality of Rautahat on Sunday.

Issuing a press statement, Nepal said use of students in the agitation can never be acceptable. He also appealed to all the parties, including agitators and security forces, to maintain restraint and ensure social integrity and respect human rights.

Nepal also appealed to all to join hands for the sake of social harmony, national unity and to lead the nation towards prosperity.