Christians demand Khanal's resignation
The Himalayan Times Monday 14th February, 2011
HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE KATHMANDU: Christian communities have demanded resignation of Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal as the government did not provide burial land for them. "We are going to ask Khanal to resign if he fails to provide land for cemeteries across the country," said CB Gahatraj, general secretary of the Christian Advising Committee for the New Constitution (CACNC). Christian communities have been demanding that land for burial since the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) restricted non-Hindu burials at Shleshmantak forest. About 180 representatives of Christian communities from 63 districts gathered today in Kathmandu and formed a 125-member Graveyard Management Struggle Committee headed by Dr Sundar Thapa, president of CACNC. "We are going to submit a memorandum to...
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