Janakpur blast condemned
KATHMANDU, APR 30 -
Various political parties and organisations have condemned the Janakpur bomb blast in which four innocent persons were killed. They have expressed deep sadness over the loss of lives and wished for an early recovery of those injured.
In a press statement, the Nepali Congress (NC) has strongly condemned the “cowardice and inhumane incident carried out by criminal group. The party has demanded the government hunt down the criminals involved in the incident as soon as possible and bring them to justice.
Furthermore, the NC has also demanded the government ensure the security of the general public; provide compensation to the next of kin of those deceased in the blast and medical treatment to injured.
NC leader Bimalendra Nidhi expressed his deep sadness over the incident and demanded stern action against the “criminals” behind the blast. He has demanded the government form a commission to look into the incident, declare those killed as martyrs and make arrangement for treatment of those injured.
Four persons were killed and eight others injured when a bomb went off at Ramanand Chowk of Janakpur.
FNJ draws attention
Meanwhile, Federation of Nepali Journalist (FNJ) drew the attention of political parties towards the blast saying that it was carried out taking advantage of political fluidity.
The umbrella body of journalists remarked that the parties, who are engaged in the disputes on the contents of the new constitution, should learn a lesson from the incident.
The FNJ has urged the parties to work seriously to forge consensus and maintain the rule of law in the country by promulgating the new constitution at the earliest.
In a statement today, FNJ General Secretary Om Sharma demanded compensation for the family of the victims. He also called for the identification and punishment to the guilty in the act of terror.
Likewise, the FNJ has expressed condolences to all those affected by the Janakpur blast and wished for early recovery of FNJ member Ashok Dutta, who was injured in the incident.
Posted on: 2012-04-30 05:44