ANNFSU burns effigy

POKHARA: The preliminary committee of ANNFSU on Prithvi Narayan Campus on Saturday torched an effigy , demanding total democracy and the release of central level student leaders. Students claimed their programme of burning the effigy was a success, adding they managed to leave before the police could crack down on them. — HNS

Student leader freed

POKHARA: ANNFSU central member and secretary of the Free Students’ Union of Prithvi Narayan Campus, Shivaji Gurung was released on Saturday. He was arrested on Friday from Palikhe Chowk while burning an effigy in a protest programme organised by the Unified Students’ Agitation Coordination Committee to demand the release of all student leaders. The Kaski district police office said Gurung was released from the Ward Police Office, Baidam. — HNS

Madrasa set up

PARBAT: Around 30 families of the Muslim community residing in Kusma Bazaar, the district headquarters of Parbat district, have set up a religious school with their own efforts. They collected donations from various individuals and organisations and volunteered to work as labourers in the construction of the school building, it is learnt. — RSS