Tharu girl dies in Lalitpur; strike in Tharuhat region

DANG: Normal life in the districts of Tharuhat region has been paralysed due to a general shut down called by different Tharu organizations demanding a fair probe into a mysterious death of Kamlari girl, a housemaid, in Lalitpur district.

Srijana Chaudhri Tharu, 12, of Dang district who was working as a Kamlari in the house of Yubraj Poudel at Chakupat in Lalitpur had committed suicide inside the room on 27 March.

However, the leaders of Tharu communities have claimed that Srijana was murdered. They have enforced the shut down seeking action against the guilty and fair investigation of the incident.

Banke, Bardiya, Kailali, Kanchanpur and Dang fall in the Tharuhat region.