People from hills take out solidarity rally in Birgunj

BIRGUNJ: People of hilly origin, currently living in Birgunj, organised a rally at Ghantaghar of the city to express solidarity with the ongoing Madhes protests.

Dipak Shakya, a Professor at Thakur Ram Multiple Campus, expressed his anger towards the government for its unwillingness to address genuine demands of Madhesi people.

He further said the existing harmony among Madhesi people and those from the hills will be kept intact. "We will defy any attempt to spoil it," he added.

Jitendra Sonal, General Secretary of the Tarai Madhes Democratic Party, welcomed the rally at a sit-in protest being staged.

He added that the Madhes movement had reached the climax now.