2 July, Kathmandu:
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli himself visited hospital to meet protesters from “Enough is Enough campaign” on Thursday evening.
It had been seven days since youths have been staging the hunger strike, against the government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic at Patan Durbar Square.
On Thursday at around 6pm, Iih, along with Pukar Bam, another activist, had to be taken to hospital. Two others on the same hunger strike were already taken to hospital on Monday and Tuesday.
According to Surya Thapa, Oli’s press adviser, Oli said “I myself have come, the government has taken note of your protest. Your demands will be addressed. Now please call off the hunger strike.”