Madhes movement injured receives Rs 300,000 in relief

province 2


SAPTARI, Sept 6: The provincial government of Province 2 has provided Rs 300,000 in relief to an injured of the third Madhes movement.

The provincial Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives Shailendra Prasad Sah handed over the amount to Shrawan Kumar Jha, who lost his right leg in the movement.

Jha of Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality-3 was shot in his right leg during the protest on November 21, 2015, leading to his leg amputation.

Shyam Sundar Yadav, Vice President of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Saptari, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal leader Binod Majhi and local journalists Ganga Sah and Ram Sewak Yadav were also present on the occasion.

Speaking at the event, Minister Sah said the provincial government was committed to providing assistance for the injured and martyrs’ families to make their livings. RSS