NC leader Joshi flays beating incident

Janakpurdham, Jan 16 : Nepali Congress central committee member Nabindra Raj Joshi has demanded that the Province-2 government immediately make public the reality behind the province government minister for economic affairs’ beating the ministry’s secretary.

Joshi made this demand while addressing a news conference organized by Nepal Press Union Dhanusha Chapter here today. He said a responsible person like a minister slapping a government employee was an illegal and irresponsible act.

NC leader and former minister Joshi said such ‘wrong activities’ would put a question mark on the future of democracy and federalism itself, calling on one and all to fulfill the guarantee of personal dignity and security provided to a person by the constitution.

Nepali Congress Dhanusha district president Mahesh Shankar Giri said the Nepali Congress denounces the province government minister’s beating the secretary. He demanded to immediately sack the minister in question. (RSS)