Parties, rights watchdog condemn Janakpur bombing
Various political parties including human rights watchdog have condemned Monday’s bomb blast in Janakpur that killed four people and injured more than dozen more.
Issuing a statement, main opposition CPN (UML) condemned the bombing and said it was shocked by the bombing carried out to disrupt the peace and harmony of the country.
Madhesh-based parties such as Madhesi Janatantrik Forum-Democratic (MJF-D)and Upendra Yadav led Madhesi Janatantrik Forum-Nepal (MJF-N) also expressed sadness as well as shock over the incident, saying that the incident makes it clear that the government has been unable to maintain law and order.
Condemning the violence of any form to fulfill one’s demands, they expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in the incident and wished for early recovery of those injured in the incident.
Meanwhile, the National Human rights Commission (NHRC) express serious convern over the incident and demanded that the criminals who carried out the bombing must be punished.
In a statement, NHRC also demanded a probe committee to investigate the bombing and proper compensation for the families of the victims.
Similarly, the National Human Rights Foundation has condemned the incident of bomb explosion that took place at Ramananda Chowk in Janakpur on Monday killing four people and injuring scores of others.
Issuing a press release Tuesday, the Foundation said a criminal gang detonated a powerful bomb, targeting the people holding a peaceful sit-in protest at Ramananda Chowk.
The Foundation demanded the government immediately book the culprits, and arrange the proper treatment for the people injured in the incident and provide humanitarian assistance to the families of those killed in the bombing.
Meanwhile, the CPN -ML has demanded a thorough investigation into the incident of bomb blast and a stern action against the culprits. nepalnews.com