Nepal protesters support hunger-strike doc

Activists of the Nepal Tarun Dal, the youth wing of the opposition Nepali Congress Party, scuffling with police at an anti-government protest in Kathmandu last Saturday. Dozens were hurt as they supported Dr K. C. Govinda, who has been on a hunger st
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Activists of the Nepal Tarun Dal, the youth wing of the opposition Nepali Congress Party, scuffling with police at an anti-government protest in Kathmandu last Saturday. Dozens were hurt as they supported Dr K. C. Govinda, who has been on a hunger strike for a month demanding reforms in healthcare and education.

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