Tharu meets Chaudhary

DHANGDADI: Tharu leader Laxman Tharu, who is also in judicial custody, and Resham Chaudhary held one-on-one talks in Kailali district prison on Tuesday morning.

According to CDO Govind Rijal, the two were allowed to talk after both of them urged the prison administration for the same. Saying he was happy to talk to his ‘friend’ after a long time, Chaudhary said, “He (Laxman Tharu) expressed his concerns about the court order sending an elected representative to prison.” Tharu has been in judicial custody for about 30 months now.

“We held discussion about how innocent Tharus are languishing in prison,” Tharu said, adding they also discussed how to take ahead the Tharu agitation ahead in future.