4/19/2011 Nepal (HimalayanTimes) – Representatives from the agitating Christian community and the government on Monday held talks on providing burial grounds to the religious minority community of Nepal.
At the meeting held at Singha Durbar this afternoon, the Christian community asked the government talks team, headed by Minister and government spokesperson Gangalal Tuladhar, to form an all-inclusive high level panel to ensure the allocation of burial grounds for Christians in all VDCs of the country.
Participants of today’s talks also decided to meet after three days to allow the government time to hold broader consultation in this regard. Meanwhile, the Christian community has decided to continue its hunger strike until the government comes up with its formal decision on it.
On March 22, a group of members of the community had begun staging the hunger strike in Kathandu to press the government to meet their demand. On the same day, it had submitted a memorandum to the District Administration Offices in 63 districts.