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Lawyers support agitation

Himalayan News Service

Rajbiraj, September 3

Various professional organisations and associations today held peaceful demonstrations in Rajbiraj, expressing solidarity with the ongoing agitation.

Today, Appellate court Bar unit and Saptari District Court Bar unit together staged a rally, chanting slogans seeking the guarantee of human rights and end to the murders and violence, besides urging the government to hold immediate talks with the agitating sides. The rally, with a huge participation of lawyers, traversed through various parts of the town.

Similarly, Saptari Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Sagarmatha Transportation Entrepreneurs’ Association too held a demonstration here demanding that the government address the legitimate demands of the agitators at the earliest. The rally concluded in a mass meeting at Gajendra Chowk.

Incumbent Saptari CCI Chair Arun Kumar Pradhan and former chair Manoj Kumar Mundhada, among others, spoke.

Similarly, in a show of solidarity with the Madhesi-Tharu agitation, Chhinnamasta Trade Association, unit committee Sakhada also held a demonstration in Rajbiraj today.

A version of this article appears in print on September 04, 2015 of The Himalayan Times.

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