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Nepal: Minister held, Koirala to address Terai people

By Staff
Google Oneindia News

Kathmandu, Jan 30: Police arrested three Nepal ministers on thecharge of instigating violence in Terai, bordering India Recently,Salim Mia Ansari, Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation in theroyal government, was arrested.

He was arrested today on the charges of inciting the unrest in the Terai region recently.

Kamal Thapa and Badri Prasad Mandal, Home Minister and DeputyPrime Minister, respectively, during the King Gyanendra's rule werearrested on similar charges last night.

Government officials said the royal forces were behind the unrest in the Terai for the last few days.

Six people have already been killed in the violence launched by Terai Forum.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Koirala is to address the Terai people today.


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